NVQ Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship (DN) Little Angels Nursery

•Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 – 5. •You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years. •Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. •This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful. •Duties include creating a fun, engaging and safe environment for children.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    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

    The average working week will be 30 plus hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215714

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating a fun, engaging and safe environment for children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirements
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding and personal hygiene
  • Communicating with other team members and parents
    Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0–5.
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, and provide a high level of service for the childcare setting

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 your own initiative are essential.

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years educator level 3
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • 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
  • You will complete a qualification in paediatric first aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a full-time 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 the current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

This ofsted approved nursery is broken down into 3 rooms the baby room, Tweenie Room and Pre-School Room. At Little Angels Nursery, we understand that each child learns and grows at their own pace. We keep up-to-date records of the development of each individual child at our nursery on our electronic system that parents can access through their own password-protected Family app. We first ask parents to provide their own observations of their child to use as a baseline and starting point for the development record.

Employer

Little Angels Nursery

Address

41A RUGBY ROAD

LEAMINGTON SPA

CV32 6DE

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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

Lucy Walters

lw@swiftcc.co.uk

07534814890

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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