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Early Years Educator Apprentice LITTLE EXPLORERS DAYCARE 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: 18 Jan 2023

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

    The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC. 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.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000093709

  • 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. This can include helping children to learn numeracy and language skills through games, take part in singing, role play and story telling and feeding and changing babies.
  • 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 Advanced Diploma Early Years and a first aid qualification.
  • 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.
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required.

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C L2 FUNCTIONAL SKILLS) 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

Little Explorers Nursery aim to help each child meet their full potential, academically, socially and emotionally. They believe that if children feel happy and secure, they will learn and grow as individuals.

Employer

LITTLE EXPLORERS DAYCARE LTD

Address

1 DAISY CLOSE

THE HYDE

LONDON

NW9 8AF

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Chanelle Smith

cs@swiftcc.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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