Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Level 3 SOWERBY BRIDGE DAY NURSERY

To be trained to be a Nursery Practitioner or Nursery Assistant at our OUTSTANDING setting by contributing to a high-quality caring environment for children. Including creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and activities.

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

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Closing date: 31 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

    Minimum 30 hours per week, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256356

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting
  • To give support to their staff within the setting
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.

Main duties:

  • To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories
  • To advise manager/deputy of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, summer fayre, etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
  • To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting
  • To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job
  • To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside
  • To support nursery assistants, students and volunteers
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • To undertake and lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training coordinator, safeguarding Officer etc.

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
  • Functional skills in maths and English, if required. 
  • Paediatric first aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion, a career within childcare may be available.
     

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Creative, Patience, Listening skills, A caring nature

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*- D/9-3) Desired

About the employer

An outstanding day nursery whose vision is to create a wonderful environment which values caring, respectful relationships for children and parents.

Employer

SOWERBY BRIDGE DAY NURSERY

Address

8 AND 10 VICTORIA ROAD

SOWERBY BRIDGE

HALIFAX

HX6 3AE

Contact

Lorna Dow

sowerbybridgedaynursery@yahoo.co.uk

01422834409

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Training

Training provider

CALDERDALE 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

Madeline Oxby

madeline.oxby@calderdale.ac.uk

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2024