Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

N IS FOR NURSERY LTD

Wolverhampton, WV8 2HT

Closes in 4 days (Wednesday 24 July)

Posted on 23 May 2024


Summary

A fantastic opportunity has become available at Codsall N Family Day Nursery. They are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join their ‘Outstanding’ setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst supporting children’s play, learning & development.

Annual wage
£13,350 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
Working flexible shift patterns within the opening hours (7.00am - 7.00pm); shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 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:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Work based
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Where you’ll work

3 Wrottesley Court

Holyhead Road, Codsall

Wolverhampton

WV8 2HT

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

BABCOCK SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING 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 9 to 4 grade-A*- C)
    • Maths (grade 9 to 4 grade-A*- C)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Passionate and positive

    Other requirements

    Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Inspiro regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment. Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an TOTUM - The #1 UK student discount card and app. https://totum.com/

    About this company

    ★ 4.5 Glassdoor rating and N.1 highest quality, Outstanding nursery group in the UK Ofsted leaderboard! Would you like to join a fast growing nursery group with outstanding progression opportunities? We started with one nursery in 2017 and now have 20, and growing! Are you passionate about inspiring and developing the next generation to reach their full potential in this ever-changing world? At N Family Club, we’re rethinking careers in early years and challenging the way things are done in the sector. We empower you to reach your potential by supporting you with a mix of development initiatives and an unparalleled learning environment through our very own N Academy. We offer industry leading salaries, a refreshed approach to flexibility to ensure you have a positive work-life balance and a second-to-none benefit package.

    https://nfamilyclub.com/nursery (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • This vacancy is for a permanent position within N Family Nursery upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BABCOCK SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING LIMITED

    Louise Abram

    louise.abram@inspirolearning.co.uk

    01165040377

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000252962.

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    Closes in 4 days (Wednesday 24 July)

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