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Child Care - Level 3 Apprenticeship Smart Kids Nursery (Birmingham)

A Nursery Practitioner plays an important role in assisting in the care and education of young children. As a Childcare Apprentice you will be planning and organising both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of children’s personal care needs.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,253.96

    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

    Monday to Friday. Hours TBD

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121725

  • Positions

    2 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 adhered to at all times
  • 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 and afternoon 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 Diploma for 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?

  • Progression to a higher qualification or full-time employment may be available after completing the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Child Care (Grade Level 2) Desired

About the employer

Smart Kids Nursery runs two established nurseries in Birmingham. One in the City Centre and the other in Aston. We provide childcare for children up to the age of 5 in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environments. We promote positive health and wellbeing of every child, helping each one to achieve their goals.

Employer

Smart Kids Nursery (Birmingham)

Address

77 Digbeth

Birmingham

B5 6DY

Contact

Arran Bains

0121 633 8100

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Training

Training provider

STANFORDS TRAINING LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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