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Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 3 TURTLES 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: 13 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116204

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision.
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun.
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements.
  • Being a team player.
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately.
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required.
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required.
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to 
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management.
  • Working with teams across the Centre.
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations.
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children.
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack, lunch and tea.
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs.
  • Being creative and enthusiastic.
  • Following safeguarding rules.
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines.

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

Level 3 Early years educator standard.

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. and qualifications

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 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

Turtles Nursery set in beautiful tranquil gardens 5 minutes away from 3 train stations. Offering care for babies from 6 months until ready for reception. We have been rated by Ofsted as "Outstanding' and have a '5' Star award for Food Hygiene. 100% of our staff have First Aid Qualifications and we have a Millies Kite Mark of Assurance. We can help you with before/after nursery care and weekend babysitting. We plan activities 'in the moment' and offer monthly outings for all our families.

Employer

TURTLES NURSERY LTD

Address

47 DUDLEY COURT

36 ENDELL STREET

LONDON

WC2H 9RF

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Lucy Walters

lw@swiftcc.co.uk

07875 009 366

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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