Early Years Apprentice Busikids Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in Early Years Childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Hedge End, Southampton is looking for a Level 3 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. Highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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 to Friday- Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255573

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

The training you will be getting

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills: English and Maths at level 2 (unless exempt)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • End Point Assessment
  • Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 6 hours off-the-job training provided including 3.5 to 4 hour study time provided for coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may be offered a full-time position and further training.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

Our philosophy at Busikids is that we believe children are at their best growing and learning when they feel secure, loved and are having fun. We continually strive to provide an environment that enables each child to reach their full potential as we work hard to nurture every child's emotional, intellectual and physical well-being by providing direct experiences for the children, creating opportunities for exploration, experimentation and education with the emphasis being on Learning through Play.

Employer

Busikids Day Nursery

Address

UPPER NORTHAM DRIVE

HEDGE END

SOUTHAMPTON

SO30 4BG

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Training

Training provider

SHOWCASE TRAINING LTD

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

James Sproat

james.sproat@showcasetraining.co.uk

07715658042

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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