Early Years Educator Apprenticeship - NVQ level 3 CYGNETS EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE TRUST

•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.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,333.00

  • 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 30 plus hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215920

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating fun, engaging and safe environment for the children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirements
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting the 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.

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years
  • 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.
  • 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

After completion, you will develop into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion. There is also the potential to go into other childcare orientated roles e.g., social work.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, 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

Cygnets Education and Childcare Trust are excited to offer an opportunity to individuals looking to start a rewarding career in Early years. We are looking for enthusiastic practitioners to complete a L2/L3 qualification alongside their role at Broad Street Cygnets, Stratford Upon Avon (town centre location). Initially needed for approximately 30 hours per week and this could increase in Spring/ Summer. 2024. This would be a fully supported role with an allocated mentor. -Competitive salary- £10.47 per hour -Monday - Friday Cygnets Education and Childcare Trust is committed to Safeguarding and Equal opportunities. Our Safer recruitment procedures include an enhanced DBS check, at least two independent references and additional criminal records check (or checks if more than one country) for anyone who has lived or worked abroad

Employer

CYGNETS EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE TRUST

Address

BROAD STREET

STRATFORD UPON AVON

CV37 6HN

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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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