Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship THE ARK CHILDREN CENTRE LIMITED

We have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring apprentice to join our team. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are ambitious and want to gain an early year's qualification while getting experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 06 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wage can increase

    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 between 7:30am to 5:30pm Rota based hours

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220342

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents to provide the best service for our families
  • Ensure that every child's wellbeing is met by providing a thriving and safe environment
  • Safeguarding all children in the setting and making sure any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediately
  • You will observe, monitor and support delivering activities and learning experiences linked to the EYFS
  • Ensure children’s progress and achievements are regularly and effectively assessed and recorded. Including any activities, meals served and medication administered
  • Meet the needs of individual children, having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures, and medical histories
  • Learn and maintain high standards in the nursery
  • Support and serve food to children, ensuring any special dietary requirements are met at all times

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Apprentices will achieve a qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS Level 3 child to staff ratios
  • Level 2 Functional skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you have finished the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and progress on to Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT or Level 3 Early Years SENCO
  • Early Years Educators are found in a range of settings including day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision, giving you a broad range of employment opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

We are a day nursery off Evelyn Street in Deptford. We care for children from 3 months to 5 years. The Ark Children Centre provides a friendly, warm and safe nursery environment, whilst focusing on the children's social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs. Our ethos is that, if a child is happy, in a safe secure environment, they will develop to their full potential.

Employer

THE ARK CHILDREN CENTRE LIMITED

Address

TRINITY HOUSE

EVELYN STREET

SE8 5RB

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Training

Training provider

BEST PRACTICE NETWORK 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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Courtney Pring

Courtneypring@bestpracticenet.co.uk

01172355256

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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