Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 3

SANDWELL SUPPLY NURSERY SERVICES LTD

Tipton, DY4 9JE

Closes in 9 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 10 July 2024


Summary

This apprenticeship is a great next step from completing your Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification. It's ideal for someone with knowledge and experience within a nursery setting and someone passionate in childcare and early years looking to further their career.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 31 July

Duration

1 Year 1 Month

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework during the apprenticeship
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment
  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

Where you’ll work

107 High Street

Princes End

Tipton

DY4 9JE

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade C/4 or above or equivalent)
    • Maths (grade C/4 or above or equivalent)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    You will need to be available for remote sessions on teams for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your remote learning. You will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor. You will also be given 20% off-job training, this could be around 6 hours or more depending on your contracted hours.

    About this company

    Unicorn Day nursery provide a caring, safe, and happy environment to help your child feel secure and confident. All the children in our care are encouraged to learn, play and socialise with others, and then flourish through their own individual strengths. Unicorn work with each child to help fulfil their potential, at their own pace.

    After this apprenticeship

    Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent 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 current nursery setting

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LEAPING MAN LEARNING LIMITED

    Amy Langwith

    al@swiftcc.co.uk

    01215940453

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000221838.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

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