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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 STAR CHILD 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: 14 Apr 2023

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

    28 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101588

  • Positions

    1 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?

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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4, or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4, or equivalent) 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

Star Child Montessori has a core of passionate and dedicated practitioners, who have been with the Nursery for many years. Staff are vetted for suitability prior to recruitment. Enhanced DBS checks are carried out and references taken. Our staff are regularly monitored, appraised and supervised to ensure that they are performing to the best of their abilities. We have 3 group training days per year when the nursery is closed to the children for staff training; this is in addition to individual training courses and programmes undertaken by our staff. All our staff are trained in Montessori and EYFS(Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and Food & Hygiene.

Employer

STAR CHILD NURSERY LTD

Address

WILTSHIRE ROAD HALL

THORNTON HEATH

CR7 7QN

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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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