Early Years Specialist Apprenticeship HATCHING DRAGONS SOUTHWARK LIMITED

Early Years Specialist Apprentice (Level 3) You will be supported by an assessor throughout the apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality to be successful. Duties include: providing stimulating activities for children and supporting children’s self-help needs.

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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

    Monday-Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253747

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for children appropriately
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery
  • Supporting children’s learning and development
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules and regulations

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - your apprenticeship will last for 14 months
  • You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery
  • This apprenticeship includes a Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • 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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent 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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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.

About the employer

Here at Hatching Dragons, we believe in providing children with skills to make the most of the opportunities of our multicultural world. We are the first group of English-Mandarin bilingual nurseries in London, but we’re much more than that. We are a family of enthusiastic and yes-minded educators whose goal is to educate for the future.

Employer

HATCHING DRAGONS SOUTHWARK LIMITED

Address

LAVENDER PUMPHOUSE

LAVENDER ROAD

LONDON

SE16 5DZ

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Training

Training provider

LEAPING MAN LEARNING 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

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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