Hollies Day Nurseries are looking for enthusiastic, approachable, and fun individuals who are looking for their second step in an Early Years career. If you have a Level 2 Early Years qualification/Apprenticeship and a desire to make a difference to the youngest of people's lives, then this could be the right opportunity for you. Your duties will include: Interacting positively with children, parents, visitors, and colleagues Supporting the children’s involvement in activities etc.
Closing date: 18 Dec 2023
After 6 months, your hourly wage will increase to £8.75 per hour.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
02 Jan 2024
24 Oct 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
If you are successful in your application, Hollies Day Nurseries will support you through your Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Your duties will include:
- Interacting positively with children, parents, visitors, and colleagues
- Setting up and packing away activities
- Supporting the children’s involvement in activities
- Leading educational activities to support children’s development
- Supporting children at nap times
- Helping with/undertaking various cleaning tasks to ensure the environment remains hygienic
- Helping children with their personal care needs i.e., nappy changing
- Supporting children at snack and mealtimes
- Following all nursery policies and procedures including the safeguarding policy
The training you will be getting
Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard.
Paediatric first aid qualification.
Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet the individual needs of the apprentice. The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job activities and training. On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the workplace.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
There is potential opportunity for ongoing permanent employment with the nursery upon successful completion of your Level 3 Apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-3 / A*-D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years / Childcare (Grade Pass or above) Essential
About the employer
ACCESS TRAINING (EAST MIDLANDS) LTD
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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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