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NVQ Level 3 Child Care Apprenticeship SANDWELL SUPPLY NURSERY SERVICES LTD

A chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery setting as well as learn about childcare related topics in a classroom setting. This will include gaining your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid. Duties include providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun, assisting the facility in meeting Ofsted requirements and being a team player.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123138

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • 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 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 - 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 complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework during the apprenticeship
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to be available for remote sessions on teams for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your remote learning. You will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor. You will also be given 20% off-job training, this could be around 6 hours or more depending on your contracted hours.

About the employer

Unicorn Day nursery provide a caring, safe, and happy environment to help your child feel secure and confident. All the children in our care are encouraged to learn, play and socialise with others, and then flourish through their own individual strengths. Unicorn work with each child to help fulfil their potential, at their own pace.

Employer

SANDWELL SUPPLY NURSERY SERVICES LTD

Address

107 High Street

Princes End

Tipton

DY4 9JE

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Contact

Emma Ellis

ee@swiftcc.co.uk

01215940459

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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