Apprentice Nursery Practitioner N IS FOR NURSERY LTD

A fantastic opportunity has become available at N Family Day Nursery Whetstone. They are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Level 3 Educator to join their ‘outstanding’ setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst supporting children’s play, learning & development.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,250.00

    £19,250 for Level 3 Early Years Educator, or £18,250 for Level 2 Early Years Practitioner. Performance related bonus of up to £750 per year (once working within ratio).

  • Working week

    Working flexible shift patterns within the opening hours (7.00am - 7.00pm); days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263980

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

What will you be doing day to day?

As an Apprentice Nursery Educator, you will have the opportunity to rotate around the nursery rooms and forest school, gaining hands-on experience in all areas of our nurseries.

This, coupled with your apprentice training in early years, will equip you with all the skills, experience, and qualification to apply to progress into a qualified educator role with us.

This Apprenticeship will be for a level 3 early years educator, but we may consider a level 2 early years practitioner depending on experience.

From there, you can develop your career at N Family, opting for a managerial route, or pursuing a specialism in an area that excites you. This role is for multiple positions due to the growth of the business.  

The role is a full-time position (40h working week, 20% of which is spent on learning).

Day to day you will learn to:

  • Support your team in the delivery of basic childcare routines
  • Be responsible for the delivery of our 'learning through play’ educational ethos
  • Innovate with activities and constantly challenging your children’s learning and development
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with parents
  • Promote child welfare and ensure safeguarding procedures are followed

What can we offer you?

  • £19,250 for Level 3 early years educator
  • Funding of your apprenticeship
  • You’ll be part of N Academy which could put you on track for an EY degree once your apprenticeship is complete
  • Performance related bonus of up to £750 per year (once working within ratio)
  • Up to 32 days holiday a year (including bank holidays, 1 day off for your birthday and 3 days during Christmas and New Year) to start (rises with length of service)
  • Free daily lunch and drinks
  • Personal development fund of £100 per year
  • Professional development, specialisms, coaching and mentoring through our N Academy
  • Annual clothing allowance of £100 (no uniform)
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental leave pay for all team members after 2 years continuous service with N Family
  • 5 days full sick pay and, depending on individual circumstances, we may offer up to 5 days discretionary leave
  • Paid training including 2 inset days per year
  • Childcare discount of 10%, rising to 25% when you become a Nursery Manager
  • Emergency childcare: 6 back-up childcare days in any of our nurseries

There's more:

  • Round the world trip and 2 weeks additional holiday for 5 years’ service
  • Refer a friend bonus of £500 (plus other incentives) for existing and ex-employees
  • Amazing wellbeing benefits including one wellbeing week per term, Headspace premium membership, free counselling, 10% Class Pass membership discount, hardship fund
  • Season pass loan and cycle to work scheme

To become an apprentice, you must:

  • Be 16 or over
  • Not already be in full-time education

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship as long as it is not in the same field or there is suffiecient new skills to learn.

 As an apprentice you’ll:

  • Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Work based - Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This vacancy is for a permanent position within N Family Nursery upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Passionate and positive

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 to 4 grade-A*- C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 to 4 grade-A*- C) Desired

Things to consider

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Inspiro regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment. Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an TOTUM - The #1 UK student discount card and app. https://totum.com/

About the employer

★ 4.5 Glassdoor rating and N.1 highest quality, Outstanding nursery group in the UK Ofsted leaderboard! Would you like to join a fast growing nursery group with outstanding progression opportunities? We started with one nursery in 2017 and now have 20, and growing! Are you passionate about inspiring and developing the next generation to reach their full potential in this ever-changing world? At N Family Club, we’re rethinking careers in early years and challenging the way things are done in the sector. We empower you to reach your potential by supporting you with a mix of development initiatives and an unparalleled learning environment through our very own N Academy. We offer industry leading salaries, a refreshed approach to flexibility to ensure you have a positive work-life balance and a second-to-none benefit package.

Employer

N IS FOR NURSERY LTD

Address

12 Oakleigh Road North

Whetstone

N20 9ET

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING LIMITED

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

Debbie Pennington

debbie.pennington@inspirolearning.co.uk

0116 504 0275

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Inspiro Learning website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. If you have any enquiries, please call Debbie on 0116 504 0275

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Aug 2024