Level 3 - Childcare Apprenticeship (LE) Gingerbread 2 Nursery

A chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery setting as well as learn about Childcare related topics in a classroom setting. Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun. This will include gaining your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000186339

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 13-months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff 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
  • Training will take place in the workplace
  • 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
  • Training will include gaining your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

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, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, 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

Gingerbread Nursery’s vision of inclusion is to ensure that every child’s needs are met by providing an interesting, safe, secure and happy environment. All our children are valued as individuals and gain a sense of self-worth, achieve their full potential and can be happy and healthy through play. Where different cultures are valued and celebrated, moral values are encouraged and appreciated. We also believe that children’s play will be central to everything that we do.

Employer

Gingerbread 2 Nursery

Address

89 Richmond Road

Leicester

LE2 8BB

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Training

Training provider

SWIFT ACI

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

Emma Ellis

ee@swiftcc.co.uk

0121 285 7916

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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