At Fairytale Forest Day Nursery we are a small team who are passionate about our work with the children. We would love to welcome a new apprentice to our setting. and to support their learning through play and inspire by nature and the magical environment.
Whilst undertaking theoretical and practical training and completing tasks and assignments to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve a level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship.
- Supervising children’s play and learning activities.
- Supporting children's hygiene routines.
- Completing children's learning and development files to a high standard.
- Cooking and assisting with food preparation for lunch and tea occasionally.
- Baking with the children.
- Assisting at mealtimes and with feeding.
- Contributing to planned programmes of activities.
- Liaising with parents and carers.
- Following Health and Safety at all times.
- Working as part of a team to set-up the rooms and clear down at the end of the day plus cleaning duties.
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 an apprentice you’ll:
Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace
Learn and train for a specific job
Get paid and receive holiday leave
Get hands-on experience in a real job
Study for at least 20% of your working hours
Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
Be on a career path with lots of future potential
What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
Levels of an apprenticeship
Each apprenticeship has a level and an equivalent education level. You can start an apprenticeship at any level.
At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent education level. For example, if you complete a level 3 apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent of an A level.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete Maths and English functional skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these.