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Apprenticeship Vacancies

 

Title

Childcare Apprentice Level 3 NVQ

 

Location

Smethwick

Description

The children at First Steps Nursery & Pre-school are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities & experiences, whether through free play, where they can actively explore at their own rate and through adult initiated activities, that are planned to meet the needs of the children according to their age and stage of development, taking into account their interests and desires.

First Steps Nursery ensures that every child has access to a setting that will help them to learn independently and take part in a variety of learning opportunities. With an experienced Management Team who have many years of working in early years settings, we aim to offer the local community a nursery they can trust and depend on.

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

Suitable Age

Suitable for applicants 24+ 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

1st November 2019

 

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