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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 J AND S PLAYHOUSE LIMITED

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: 17 Feb 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

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101863

  • Positions

    2 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, Logical, 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

We are delighted to manage a wonderful team here at J&S Playhouse who offer an outstanding service to suit all of your childcare needs and very much understand that when it comes to choosing childcare, it can be a very stressful event for any parent. J&S Playhouse is committed to ensuring that your child’s individual needs are fully catered for and believe that this is one of the most important and rapid stages in your child’s development. We aim to deliver high quality learning and care that enhances the development of the children within our setting and gives these children the best possible start in life. We will work in partnership with you to ensure your child’s development is encouraged in a safe, happy and secure environment and our staff are fully trained to provide the care, education and development opportunities that are so crucial to each individual child’s needs.

Employer

J AND S PLAYHOUSE LIMITED

Address

23 HEATH ROAD

THORNTON HEATH

CR7 8NF

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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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