Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship - George Eliot Kindergarten LITTLE BUNNIES CHILDCARE LIMITED

Looking to progress your career in early years? We are looking for an apprentice to join their team. Based in Foleshill, the nursery focus on providing the best possible care and nurturing environment for all the children. Children have access to a range of materials such as sand, water and paints. Duties include caring for children 0-5.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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, hours to be determined

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251699

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a level 3 apprentice you will be a key member of the nursery team, your daily activities may include:

-Planning and implementing fun and educational activities with the children 

-Play alongside and with children to support their play

-Supporting children’s creative and imaginative experiences 

-Maintaining development records on key children 

-Supervising children at rest times and at mealtimes 

-Contributing to and promoting health and safety 

-Ensuring the play area is clean and tidy at all times 

-Working closely with parents and providing feedback on their child 

Useful Qualities to have;

-Friendly and approachable

-Patient, and caring

-The ability to interact positively with children and adults

-Flexible and willing to carry out a number of different activities within the job role

-Reliable

-Trustworthy

-Motivated

-The ability to work using your own initiative

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths will be provided for those without Grade 4/C (or equivalent) if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to a higher level qualification or full time employment may be available after completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available.

About the employer

George Eliot are a high quality children’s nursery where they believe ‘every child is an individual’. They focus on providing the best possible care and nurturing environment for all the children. They believe that all children have a right to be seen and heard in a fair and inclusive manner.  The nursery have a holistic approach to child development and seek to simultaneously address the physical, emotional, relational, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of a child’s life. They appreciate that this is largely dependent on a positive relationship and communication between the nursery staff and parents.  Children have access to a range of materials such as sand, water and paint which helps their creativity and develops their independence. Equal emphasis is placed on calm areas of the nursery where the children can feel cosy and enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. Wooden toys, materials which encourage children to discover solutions for themselves, and mirrors enhance tactile and visual stimulation. Every environment is designed to encourage physical skills such as crawling, sitting, standing and walking which are all important for development.

Employer

LITTLE BUNNIES CHILDCARE LIMITED

Address

7 George Elliot Road

Coventry

CV1 4HT

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2024