Nursery Apprentice

Mama Bears - Yeovil - Houndstone Close

The Old School, BA21 3RL

Closes in 5 days (Saturday 27 July)

Posted on 23 May 2024


Summary

If you are looking to enter into a career in childcare then an apprenticeship with Mama Bear's Day Nursery and Pre-school could be for you!

Annual wage
£13,437 a year

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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, shift work. 7am - 4pm, 8am - 5pm, 9am - 6pm.. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 4 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

Early Years Educator Apprenticeship L3 including Functional Skills in Maths and English

For the early years educator, the qualification required is:

Paediatric First Aid or Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

Where you’ll work

The Old School

BA21 3RL

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

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP 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

    Other in:

    • None required (grade None required)

    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

    • Team Working
    • Organisation Skills

    Other requirements

    The key dates provided should be used as a guide only. Should the position be filled, the vacancy will be closed.

    About this company

    We are a family run childcare organisation based in the South West with day nurseries. Our nursery group has grown on our reputation of outstanding and affordable childcare available to all families. We're passionate about providing babies, toddlers and preschool children with the best start in their early education and work diligently to ensure that this results in safe and happy children in our care. At Mama Bear's enjoyment and fun are linked with discovery and learning. Staff are sensitive

    After this apprenticeship

    Ongoing training and learning.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000252905.

    Apply now

    Closes in 5 days (Saturday 27 July)

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