L3 Childcare Apprenticeship

BRIGHT LITTLE STARS LTD

MILL HILL, NW7 2AQ

Closes in 20 days (Thursday 8 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 May 2024


Summary

Gain experience working with children, whilst you earn money and gain your level 3 qualification. You will be supporting with a range of activities to ensure each child learns whilst having fun! You will be working as part of the whole team ensuring a continued positive and friendly environment.

Annual wage
£11,648 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 to Friday; between 9am to 5pm Breaks to be confirmed

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 19 August

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
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Functional Skills in English and maths Level 2 (if required)
  • Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed

Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eyfs-staffchild-ratios-dfe-approved-qualifications

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment.  For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirements are Entry Level 3, and the British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for apprentices for whom this is their primary language.

Apprentices must successfully complete the Apprentices must successfully complete a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework (Annex A): Early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

Where you’ll work

DOVE HOUSE

1 BUNNS CLOSE

BUNNS LANE

MILL HILL

NW7 2AQ

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

FIRST RUNG 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

    Desirable 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

    • Organisation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Patience

    About this company

    Bright Little Stars Nursery in Mill Hill opened in January 2013 and features a newly renovated, castle themed, gated property with a multi-colour fence. It is situated alone on Dove Close with private access from Bunns Lane and a pedestrian crossing directly outside the Nursery making this an exciting, safe and secure environment for you and your little one.

    https://www.brightlittlestars.com/mill-hill/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    The successful candidate can go onto further training, or into employment.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    FIRST RUNG LIMITED

    Beverley Woodhouse

    bwoodhouse@firstrung.org.uk

    07805 980 150

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000249532.

    Apply now

    Closes in 20 days (Thursday 8 August at 11:59pm)

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