Early Years Apprentice Dinky Ducks Day Care

Are you looking to train in childcare? A friendly nursery in Gosport is looking for a Level 3 Early Years Apprentice to join the team. The successful candidate will work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    Monday - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248951

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing, and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

The training you will be getting

  • L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
    Functional Skills: Maths and English (Unless exempt)
  • Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4-hour study time provided for coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once completing your Level 2 Apprenticeship you may be offered the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 or a full-time position and further training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042. NB- If the candidate already holds a L2 Early Years qualification already or sufficient experience, the L3 Standard is available on a 18 month basis

About the employer

Dinky Ducks Day Care, established in 2004, is part of the Oaktree Family Group. It is a fun, safe and welcoming environment, providing a high standard of care and learning for each child through secure relationships with experienced caring practitioners who work in partnership with parents. We recognise that each child is different with his/her own interests, abilities and developing view of the world. We work in partnership with parents and carers to develop the best programme of learning and support to benefit each child’s overall development. We are highly experienced in working in partnership with parents especially armed forces families. We also pride ourselves on being flexible to support each individual families needs, respecting the many different forms of family life that children may experience as well as their social and cultural backgrounds.

Employer

Dinky Ducks Day Care

Address

ALVER VALLEY FAMILY CENTRE

19 FALCON MEADOWS WAY

GOSPORT

PO13 8AA

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

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

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

+1 07715658042

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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