Childcare Apprentice DREAM CATCHERS NURSERY LTD

We are looking for a Level 3 Childcare Apprentice to provide high quality childcare in a secure, warm, friendly and stimulating environment. Providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    from 8am – 6 pm with unpaid 30 minute lunch break and 15 minutes break at another time during the day

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255825

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Operate a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Look upon the nursery, as a “whole” where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • To respect the confidentiality of all information received

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Early Years Educator Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for full time qualified nursery nurse contract of employment upon sucessful completion of apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

At Dream Catchers we provide a home from home environment with a service that delivers high quality childcare for 0-5 years

Employer

DREAM CATCHERS NURSERY LTD

Address

336A HERRINGTHORPE VALLEY ROAD

ROTHERHAM

S65 3AB

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

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

Hannah Donald

donaldh@chesterfield.ac.uk

07970031397

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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