Early Years Educator L3 Apprenticeship

MRS NURSERY HOLDINGS LTD

NORTHWICH, CW9 5JL

Closes on Wednesday 4 September

Posted on 27 June 2024


Summary

Mrs Nursery was created by Sally Gallagher as a setting that focuses on creating somewhere truly special, where children can have the most amazing time, we are looking to take an Apprentice who is passionate about childcare to join our amazing team!

Annual wage
£10,649.60 a year

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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 to Friday, 4 days per week. Exact working days and shifts to be confirmed.

32 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 9 September

Duration

1 Year 6 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

  • Apprentices complete the BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Early Years Educators, delivered as work-based learning by an appointed Skills Coach who works with the Apprentice and the employer to plan and review work to be completed towards the qualification
  • Apprentices get 6 off-the-job hours in which to complete work required, within their working week
  • There is an additional opportunity to complete maths & English qualifications up to Level 2 via online sessions
  • Paediatric first aid qualification

Where you’ll work

THE CORNER HOUSE

QUEEN STREET

NORTHWICH

CW9 5JL

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

JUNIPER TRAINING LIMITED

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 (grade C/4 or above)
    • Maths (grade C/4 or above)

    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
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    This vacancy will be withdrawn on placement of an apprentice, the employer is keen to find the right candidate as soon as possible.

    About this company

    We provide a warm and fun setting for the children in my care. Multicultural resources are available for children to raise awareness of inclusion issues and to promote anti-discriminatory practices. This helps children appreciate and value each others’ similarities and differences, and enables them to learn about our diverse cultural society.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Successful candidates may be considered for progression vacancies on completion of this apprenticeship with this nursery, as available

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    JUNIPER TRAINING LIMITED

    Dawn Greenwood

    dawn.greenwood@junipertraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260917.

    Apply now

    Closes on Wednesday 4 September

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