Early Years Educator Apprentice Level 3 - Hawthorn, Lichfield Family First - Footsteps Day Nursery - Hawthorns

Are you looking to develop your career within childcare? Come and join our fun and dynamic team! Develop your early years career with this fantastic opportunity in a growing, ambitious company, providing care, education and compliance for children to the highest standard. Competitive salary, uniform and lunch provided, plus other excellent be ...

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 at offer stage.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255532

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Footsteps Nursery and Pre-School Fazeley are delighted to have an opportunity for an Apprentice to join their team.

As an Early Years Apprentice you will be trained on the job to give you a true representation of what it is like to work in a day nursery.

You will be allocated a buddy who you will work alongside, and you will work towards undertaking the role of a key person. Within the role of Apprentice, you will attend training days with our training provider and the other days will be based at your allocated nursery.

During your apprenticeship you will be required to:

  • To assist team members in providing the highest standard of compliance, care and education for children, and effectively manage daily operations of the nursery, including positive partnerships with staff and parents
  • To contribute ideas to planning ensuring children receive high quality of learning and development
  • To liaise with nursery staff regarding children’s specific needs and requirements

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Footsteps nursery Fazeley will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes: 

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) This will be delivered through Footsteps Nursery and Pre-School dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will be able to grow with Family First, with future opportunities to develop your career with us

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working our nurseries. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process.

About the employer

The Footsteps Nursery and Pre-school- cares for children between the ages of birth and 5 years old. We are open Monday to Friday (Variable hours) all year round except for closure on public bank holidays.

Employer

Family First - Footsteps Day Nursery - Hawthorns

Address

Hawthorn House, Walsall Road

Lichfield

WS13 8JL

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Training

Training provider

REALISE LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT 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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2024