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Early Years Specialist Apprenticeship GREEN DRAGON NURSERY LTD

Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 – 5. You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years. Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. This Apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. The average working week will be between 30 plus hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000084562

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 – 5.
  • Completing a variety of day to day childcare tasks to ensure that children’s needs, welfare and education is catered for.
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will be working towards an Level 3 Advanced Diploma Early Years.
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff within the nursery.
  • This Apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful.
  • This Apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles & career paths within the Childcare Sector.
  • Training will take place in the workplace.
  • You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for 10 days out of your 13-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.
  • You will complete a qualification in paediatric first aid.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion.   

Other prospects could include applying for:

  • Room Leader Positions.
  • Possible Management training.
  • Springboard into Primary Education.
  • Paediatric nursing.
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for 10 days out of your 13-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

At Green Dragon Nursery it is our aim to provide care and an early learning environment which is tailored to each individual child’s needs, in safe, secure, happy and relaxed surroundings. We recognise every child is an individual and has the right to the highest quality care and education whatever their gender, ethnicity, religion or ability. We recognise each child including those with inclusive needs and disabilities. We ensure their needs are met by providing an environment where enjoyment and fun are linked with discovery and learning. We believe nursery life should be an extension to your family home. Our experienced and friendly staff are the backbone of our organisation. We have a commitment to staff training and ensure all staff have appropriate qualifications. In addition, all staff hold a paediatric First Aid and also Child Protection qualification. We provide a place for your child to develop a strong sense of belonging and to build their self esteem and confidence. With a high regard given to your child’s personalised learning and through encouragement we help them to reach their full potential socially, physically and intellectually.

Employer

GREEN DRAGON NURSERY LTD

Address

16 Green Dragon Lane

London

N21 2LD

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Stuart Beer

sb@swiftcc.co.uk

07875009366

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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