Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 3 UNION GROVE COMMUNITY NURSERY

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: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125603

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

The training you will be getting

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 evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS.

What to expect at the end of your 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, Analytical 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 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

In our vision, diversity adds value and is something to be celebrated. Therefore, our focus is on meeting the individual needs of the child. In our rapidly changing world children need to be encouraged, stimulated, and supported to reach their full potential in a positive environment - “where it is fun to learn”. Each child can learn, play, socialise and develop the foundations needed for later life. The aim of the nursery is to: Support young children’s development To provide a safe and stimulating environment where learning is a natural process and fun To give children the best quality of care To provide equal opportunities for all children and families who use the nursery. A curriculum that caters for your child’s needs Support from a key person assigned to your child and additional support from the staff team, and other professional agencies in relation to your children and families Encouragement for parents/carers to be involved in activities at the nursery to support their child Fun, friendship, and a listening ear in a safe environment Setting a rich and stimulating environment in which the aims and principles of early childhood education can be delivered Allowing children to learn through first-hand experiences We have established an atmosphere which is relaxing and happy at the nursery, providing and working towards a stimulating home-from-home environment of which we are proud. We continue to work in partnership with parents recognising that they are the first and most important educators for their young children.

Employer

UNION GROVE COMMUNITY NURSERY

Address

110 Union Road

First Floor

SW8 2SH

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Kauser Parveen

kp@swiftcc.co.uk

020 3921 0493

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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