Early Years Specialist Apprentice QUEENS CRESCENT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Working in childcare with children ages 0-5.You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years which lasts for 14 months.This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment and punctuality to be successful. The role includes supporting children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding, personal hygiene and communicating with others.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, punctuality is key.Working as part of a team and using your own initiative are essential.The average working week will be 30 plus hours, Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253735

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating fun, engaging and safe environment for the children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirements 
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting the children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding and personal hygiene
  • Communicating with other team members and parents
  • Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator:

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Early Years
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 14 months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff within the nursery
  • This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment and punctuality for you to be successful
  • This apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles and career paths within the childcare sector
  • Training will take place in the workplace

You will need to attend online training with your assessor for 1 day a week for the first 8 weeks of your 14-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

  • You will complete a qualification in paediatric first aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a full time position upon successful completion. Other prospects could include applying for:

  • Room Leader positions
  • Possible Management training
  • Springboard into primary education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Holly Lodge Nursery is situated in Highgate. It is a spacious and airy nursery which uses the surrounding area, incorporating nature in the syllabus to teach and develop children. Holly Lodge Nursery pride themselves on being a home from home nursery environment for children aged 6 months through to 5 Years. The nurseries have large, bright open plan rooms, with creative outdoor play areas and a variety of modern equipment which provide children with a stimulating environment. They create personalised planned activities to keep children engaged whilst having lots of fun. Trained staff give children the stimulating, educational learning environment in which children can thrive and grow. A supportive, nurturing a caring team that will support an Apprentice though all areas of development to become a fully trained member of their team.

Employer

QUEENS CRESCENT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Address

Oakeshott Avenue

London

N6 6ED

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Training

Training provider

SWIFT ACI

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

Stuart Beer

sb@swiftcc.co.uk

07875009366

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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