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Apprenticeship Vacancies

 

Title

Childcare Apprentice Level 3 NVQ

 

Location

Solihull

Description

At Child 1st we understand children and put them first. Our primary aim is to ensure a happy and fun-filled environment where children are encouraged to learn through play, supported by a skilled and committed team.

Each child’s overall developmental needs are recognised and met in an environment where he or she feels safe, loved and encouraged to develop their full potential.

We understand that it’s not easy to leave a child in day care so we ensure parents are included every step of the way.

Parents are reassured by our high quality practice and commitment to children’s physical and emotional security.

Duties Include

  • The main responsibilities of this job role will include:
  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines

Weekly Wage

£3.90 per hour

Suitable Age

Suitable for applicants 16 - 18 years

Number of Vacancies

1

Training Provided

Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 12 months (depending on the provision in which you are employed). You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery.

Expected Duration

12 Months

Skills Required

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting. This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

Successful applicants must:
• Be a qualified Level 2 NVQ Childcare Practitioner
• Have grade C/4 or above in English and Maths GCSE, or equivalent, or Functional Skills Level 2
• Have at least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting


Proposed Start Date

23rd August 2019

 

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