This Childcare Apprenticeship is for candidates looking to start their career in a professional Childcare environment. You should be committed to providing high-quality care and education for all children aged 2-5 years in a thriving environment.
Closing date: 15 Mar 2024
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30.0
Possible start date
16 Mar 2024
06 Dec 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Main duties to include:
- Able to care for and supervise the children, regarding their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
- Work with the other staff on planning and preparation of activities to meet children's individual needs and liaising with parents
- Keep developmental records and observations
- Provide positive management of children's behaviour
- Be involved in the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment
- Keep accident, incident and risk assessment records of meals/snacks
- Supervise meals/snack times Build and maintain strong partnerships with parents
- Support a commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities
- Feedback on any issues or opportunities identified around the site that could impact the quality of care provided
- Support the team in the upkeep of base rooms, displays resources etc.
The training you will be getting
- Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
- Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment
- For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirements are Entry Level 3, and the British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for apprentices for whom this is their primary language
- First aid qualification
- The qualification will be delivered in the workplace by Rochdale Training's Tutors on a one-to-one basis
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Once qualified progression is offered to the correct candidate.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Other Early Years Level 2 (Grade Pass) Essential
About the employer
ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
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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