Nursery Apprentice

Mes Enfants Childcare

LEICESTER, LE6 0DT

Closes in 9 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 25 June 2024


Summary

This is a great opportunity to join Mes Enfants Childcare. As a nursery apprentice you will ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children while working towards your L3 EYE qualification. Duties include: providing activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with the manager.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 6pm

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Qualification

  • L3 Apprenticeships Standard in Early Years Educator
  • L3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
  • L2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)
  • L3 Award in Paediatric First Aid.


Delivery Method

  • A mixture of blended learning in the work place and  taught delivery every other Friday at Loughborough College.

Where you’ll work

195 LEICESTER ROAD

GROBY

LEICESTER

LE6 0DT

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade C/4 or above)
    • Childcare Qualification (grade Level 2)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

    About this company

    Mes Enfants is a family run nursery in a village location that caters for up to 40 children from the ages of 6 weeks up to 11 years old.

    https://mesenfants.org.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential to be kept on as a full time staff member
    • Progression to a level 4 qulification. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

    Sophia Cleaver

    apprenticeships@loucoll.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260413.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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