Early Years Apprenticeship at Busy Bees Biggleswade (Level 3)

BUSY BEES DAY NURSERIES (TRADING) LIMITED

Biggleswade, SG18 8AT

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 28 June 2024


Summary

Busy Bees Childcare are a long standing and leading childcare provider, delivering outstanding care across the UK. We are offering you an opportunity to apply for an early year's childcare apprenticeship, to start a career in childcare and various career progression roots and further training upon completion.

Annual wage
£11,830 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 with shift patterns between 7:30am and 7:00pm. Shifts to be confirmed at the needs of the nursery.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October

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

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

This Level 3 course is for anyone interested in building a career in the children and young people’s workforce.

This includes learning the following:

  • EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)
  • Safeguarding
  • How to promote Equality and diversity
  • Young children’s development
  • Importance of play
  • Communicating with babies and young children
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of children
  • Supporting children with special educational needs (SEND)
  • How to effectively support numeracy and literacy development in children
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Promote the health and wellbeing of children
  • Food and Hygiene (Short Course)
  • Be able to support all organisational processes and procedures
  • How to promote the wellbeing and resilience for young children

Where you’ll work

The Saxon Centre

Kingsfield Road

Biggleswade

SG18 8AT

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

BUSY BEES EDUCATION & 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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade C/4 or FS 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
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Patience
    • Time Management
    • Motivation
    • Professional Development
    • Enthusiasm
    • Kindness
    • Approachable
    • Reliability
    • Confidence

    Other requirements

    Applicant must be able to successfully obtain a DBS if successfully offered the vacancy. This will be payable by the Busy Bees Company

    About this company

    Busy Bees Childcare are a long standing and leading childcare, delivering outstanding care across the UK. We are offering you an opportunity to apply for an early year's childcare apprenticeship, to start a career in childcare and various career progression roots and further training upon completion.

    http://www.busybeestraining.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    • By completing the Early Years level 3 apprenticeship, this confirms that you have gained the relevant skills and behaviours alongside competence under supervision in these areas and serves as a progression pathway to the required successful career in childcare
    • A possible permanent position as an Early Years level 3 qualified member of staff upon completion of apprenticeship

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BUSY BEES DAY NURSERIES (TRADING) LIMITED

    Intake Team

    Enquiries@bbtraining.com

    01543 711150

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261254.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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