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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 CANTERBURY TENDERCARE NURSERY LTD

The Apprenticeship lasts for 13 months and will be supported by an assessor throughout the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor 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.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    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 30-40 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000084845

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision.
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun.
  • Assisting in meeting OFSTED requirements.
  • Being a team player.
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for children appropriately.
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery.
  • Supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs.
  • Being creative and enthusiastic.
  • Following Safeguarding rules and regulations.

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

Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months.

You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or Functional Skills L2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or Functional Skills L2) 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. Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship to meet the criteria to pass the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. 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.

About the employer

Canterbury Tender Care Day Nursery is our newest state of the art nursery and is located on Canterbury Road, next to Broad Green Library. The nursery caters for children aged 3 months to 5 years old and can cater for 74 children at any one time. The nursery is close to Thornton Heath, Norbury and Purley Way – accessible via many bus routes. We have 3 rooms specifically designed with your child in mind; Big Panda’s Room for our 3-5 year olds, Little Lamb’s for our 2-3 year olds and Baby Dolphin’s for our 0-2 year olds – each room is themed accordingly and has a range of resources to specifically aid the development of the children within that room. This nursery boasts impressive facilities including two outdoor spaces, a sensory room, an ICT room and two indoor physical jungle gym structures. The management team at Canterbury is highly experienced in childcare, particularly within the Croydon borough and therefore has in depth knowledge of its supporting teams for parents, children, additional needs and disabilities and safeguarding which in turn ensures that every child receives the best possible support through their learning journey.

Employer

CANTERBURY TENDERCARE NURSERY LTD

Address

91 CANTERBURY ROAD

CROYDON

CR0 3HH

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Kauser Parveen

kp@swiftcc.co.uk

020 3921 0493

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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