Nursery Apprentice

Smile Day Nursery

CARNFORTH, LA6 2NP

Closes in 7 days (Monday 29 July)

Posted on 30 April 2024


Summary

We are looking for someone to join our team and learn to our high standards along the way. We are looking to for highly motivated individuals who work well as a team and enjoy giving their input. We are a very friendly team who want to take someone under our wing.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday. Hours to be disclosed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 30 July

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

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 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College

Where you’ll work

THE OLD DAIRY

HIGH BIGGINS

CARNFORTH

LA6 2NP

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

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

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)
    • Maths (grade C/4)

    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
    • Team working
    • Love for children
    • Time Management skills

    About this company

    At Smile, we make sure the children come first, their education and wellbeing is paramount. We enjoy making sure that every day is different and would love you to come and help us with that. We are a very friendly team who love helping others and working together as a team. We try and make sure everyone has an input with things like the planning etc if they wish, new ideas are always welcome.

    After this apprenticeship

    • A permanent job once qualified, a chance to climb the ladder to room leader or a specific role e.g. SENCO
    • Once qualified, the wage does increase

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

    Charlie Helme

    c.helme@lmc.ac.uk

    01524521483

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000248036.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Monday 29 July)

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