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Early Years Apprentice Leo’s Den Nursery

We are offering a working apprenticeship so that you can develop the skills and attributes for a successful career in early years education. We offer a competitive salary plus a guaranteed role upon successful completion of the qualification. Planning and undertaking of educational activities for the children in accordance with the school curriculum and EYFS guidelines

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    £7.50 per hour, dependent on skills and experience.

  • Working week

    8 hour shift between the hours of 8am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, four days per week.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116659

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will be dealing with all aspects of the daily education, welfare, and safety of the children under their career. Specific tasks would include:

  • Learning about the role of a nursery practitioner in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Planning and undertaking of educational activities for the children in accordance with the school curriculum and EYFS guidelines
  • Helping feed the children during mealtimes.
  • Doing regular cleaning and nappy changing of the children
  • Keeping the environment safe for the children
  • Speaking to parents about the daily activities of the children
    Keeping the classroom and changing areas hygienic and safe

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship 
  • The training will take place in the form of day release
  • The apprentice will undergo 4 days of workplace training, with 1 day of day release training at the college provider
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework 
  • Functional skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice normally joins our full-time team on successful completion of the course.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This is not a job choice as such, it should be a career choice and this qualification should be the beginning of a career in education or early years provision.

About the employer

64 capacity nursery school in Borough, SE London. We have 30 members of staff and have been in operation for 13 years. We are a team and a family and regard our children and parents as part of that family.

Employer

Leo’s Den Nursery

Address

37 LAW STREET

LONDON

SE1 4DZ

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH BANK COLLEGES

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please email apprenticeships@southbankcolleges.ac.uk with cover letter and CV. Subject title of email should be Early Years Apprentice - Leo's Den Nursery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023