Level 3 - Childcare Apprenticeship (LE)

HIGH HOPE DAY NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Leicester, LE3 9LG

Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

High Hope Day Nursery School Limited are offering the chance for a candidate to take part in a Childcare Apprenticeship. This is a chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery setting as well as learn about Childcare related topics in a classroom setting. This will include gaining your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid.

Annual wage
£9,984 to £17,846.40 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
Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 10 September

Duration

1 Year 1 Month

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

You will be working towards an Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Early Years.
Your apprenticeship will last for 13 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 10 days out of your 13-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 also gain a Level 3 Paediatric First aid qualification.

Where you’ll work

17A Holmwood Drive

Leicester

LE3 9LG

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

SWIFT ACI

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

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    About this company

    High Hopes Day Nursery offers Childcare in Hamilton, Leicester and Glenfield, Leicester. Both settings are fully-inclusive, providing full and part-time care for children from six weeks to eight years of age. Our Hamilton setting is located on the grounds of Hope Hamilton Primary School in the heart of the Hamilton area. We work very closely with Hope Hamilton Primary School which provides a uniquely effective transition for the children into school.

    After this apprenticeship

    Developing into a Level 3 Practitioner, with the potential of a permanent 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 the current Nursery setting

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SWIFT ACI

    Emma Ellis

    ee@swiftcc.co.uk

    0116 326 2605

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261883.

    Apply now

    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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