Childcare Educator Apprenticeship Level 3 CHICKYWICKS NURSERIES LTD

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 and punctuality for you to be successful.

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Closing date: 15 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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 between 30-40 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 May 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000235766

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5
  • Completing a variety of day to day childcare tasks to ensure that children’s needs, welfare and education is catered for
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to 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 Educator.
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 18 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.
  • Paediatric First Aid Training 
  • 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.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C L2 Functional Skills) 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

Founded in 2008, Chickywicks aims to provide a home from home environment for your child. We are here to offer your children a fun-packed day in a safe, loving and stimulating environment. We are OFSTED registered and follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The new EYFS is linked to the planned activities of our Nursery to extend your child’s learning but we try hard to encourage learning and stimulation through play. Join our friendly, highly qualified staff who skilfully support children’s learning and development through effective teaching.

Employer

CHICKYWICKS NURSERIES LTD

Address

TARA HALL

ST JOHNS UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

HALLOWELL ROAD

HA6 1DR

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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

Chanelle Smith

cs@swiftcc.co.uk

02039210492

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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