Apprentice Nursery Assistant Level 3 - Chalfont BUTTERCUPS NURSERY LTD

Take your first steps into a rewarding career in Early Years education. Earn while you learn. Develop the potential in young children through on-the-job training and gain your nationally recognised qualification on the way.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 08:00 to 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000169845

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You as an apprentice will:

  • Contribute to a warm & stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially & educationally through individual attention & group activities
  • Give support to other team members
  • Be constantly aware of the children's needs
  • Must be in compliance with the nursery’s equal opportunities policy
  • Develop strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers
  • Be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Commit to Safeguarding children

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Work towards gaining a full Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours
  • Standard and End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required)
  • First Aid
  • Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of a full-time, permanent position at the end of training with prospects of career progression to more experienced roles, together with opportunities for sponsorship to acquire higher early year’s education qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Buttercups is a group of eight, independent, boutique nurseries, all based in West London. With more than 70% of our nurseries graded 'Outstanding' by OFSTED, parents place their children in our care feeling comfortable, happy, confident and relaxed knowing they are in a secure, loving and learning environment.

Employer

BUTTERCUPS NURSERY LTD

Address

Chalfont Park Day Nursery, The Lodge, Chalfont Park

GERRARDS CROSS

SL9 0GA

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Training

Training provider

HCUC

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024