Childcare Apprenticeship THE DEVON CLOSE PRE SCHOOL

Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5.You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years. This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261718

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating fun, engaging and safe environment for the children
  • Teaching within the EYFS requirements
  • Partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor activities
  • Supporting the children with a range of self-care needs such as feeding and personal hygiene
  • Communicating with other team members and parents
  • Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 - 5
  • Also, being able to liaise with external customers, parents, and provide a high level of service for the childcare setting

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards an Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Early Years
  • Your apprenticeship will last for 14 months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff within the nursery
  • This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful
  • This apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles & career paths within the childcare sector
  • Training will take place in the workplace
  • You will need to attend online training with your assessor for 1 day a week for the first 8 weeks of your 14-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor
  • You will complete a qualification in paediatric first aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a full time position upon successful completion. Other prospects could include applying for:

  • Room Leader positions
  • Possible management training
  • Springboard into primary education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

We aim to provide the highest quality education and care for all students and believe that a child should not only be educated but also stimulated. A child''s well-being is at the for-front of our setting ethos. We support children with social and communication delay and will support parents to make referrals to specialists when necessary. We believe that independence, imagination, creativity and freedom of expression should be nurtured. We value the rich variety of cultures that our students represent and aim to promote positive images of different ethnic groups and both genders through toys, books, posters and festivals. Devon close preschool believes that high quality education can transform the lives of young children and that partnership with parents provides the basis for successful learning. Self contained garden /outdoor area Room for 26 children Small friendly long term team Open to funded /Privately funded places Kitchen / cooking facilities Encouraging development including communication and language Regular trips out 2 Beautiful sensory play areas which all children use and of benefit to children with additional needs

Employer

THE DEVON CLOSE PRE SCHOOL

Address

DEVON CLOSE

LONDON

N17 9HR

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Training

Training provider

SWIFT ACI

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

Stuart Beer

sb@swiftcc.co.uk

07875009366

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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