Early Years Educator Apprenticeship HATCHING DRAGONS LIMITED

Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5. You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years. Your apprenticeship will last for 14 months. This Apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment and punctuality for you to be successful.

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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

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

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253759

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working in a Childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5
  • Completing a variety of day-to-day childcare tasks to ensure that children’s needs, welfare, and education are catered for
  • Being able to liaise with external customers, parents, to provide a high level of service for the childcare setting
  • Creating innovative new ideas for engaging activities for the children 
  • Supporting personal care, hygiene and health of the children
  • Following the EYFS framework
  • Doing handover with the parents in the morning and afternoon

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma 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 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, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and 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

• 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.

Employer

HATCHING DRAGONS LIMITED

Address

St James the Less Church School, 4 moreton street

SW1V 2PS

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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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