Early Years Educator Apprentice Level 3 - Shenfield

  • Shenfield Day Nursery
  • Shenfield, Essex
  • £8.20 per hour

We are looking for a positive, passionate individual to join our nursery. You can learn from our experienced team how to be a practitioner, studying for a level 3 qualification in Early Years. You will learn all areas of a childcare environment, including how to inspire and ignite children's curiosity. Shenfield Day Nursery really rewards its colleagues and provides excellent career opportunities.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    247465
  • Wages
    £8.20 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    06/03/2024
  • Start Date
    29/04/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    15 months

  • Location
    Shenfield
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Education & Training
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Early years educator (ST0135)
  • Employer
    Shenfield Day Nursery

Description

Shenfield Day Nursery are looking for determined, passionate individual who is looking for an apprenticeship in Childcare to join our small, friendly and very homely nursery. Working with children under 5 is enormously rewarding where no two days are the same and where you will never stop learning things yourself!

You must be a team player with good communication skills and love being around children. You must be willing to learn, have motivation to study and have a kind, patient and caring nature.

The position available is fun and hugely rewarding and we hope that you would progress to working as a qualified professional within our setting at the end of your studies.

Duties include:

    CARE AND EDUCATION

    • To learn about the differing needs of individual key children and how to provide a fun, stimulating and loving approach towards each child and their learning.
    • To plan a supportive environment, both inside and outdoors, that stimulates learning opportunities for children and fosters dispositions for learning
    • To foster children’s emotional wellbeing and support them to become confident and independent young children who care about others
    • To learn how to encourage children’s acquisition of language and social skills through play, fostering a love of books and creating a language-rich environment.
    • To assist staff in caring for the personal and dietary needs of each child with sensitivity and kindness
    • To always act as a positive role model for the children in her/his care
    • To learn how to maintain accurate and up to date records for each key child through observation, assessment and planning
    • To encourage progress in early learning skills by personalising and differentiating a developmentally appropriate curriculum

    GENERAL

    • Attend regular staff meetings when required
    • Ensure the nursery manager is kept abreast of any incidents, accidents and information that pertain to the smooth running of the nursery
    • Maintain the safety of children at all times
    • Understand and adhere to nursery policies and procedures, including safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality, and behaviour management policies
    • Commit themselves to the implementation of the nursery inclusion and equality policy
    • Respect each member of the staff team, encouraging cooperation and trust
    • Preparing tea and coffee as requested
    • Attend occasional events and open days out of nursery hours
    • Undertake any tasks that the manager may set for the benefit of the children in her/his care

    Benefits include;

    • Competitive salary - £7.20 for 16-18 yr olds and £8.20 for 19+ (rising to £8.60 after 6 months)
    • 6-month induction programme
    • Pension
    • In-house training & access to further training courses
    • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
    • Excellent career & progression opportunities
    • 2 staff parties a year
    • Approachable & open-door policy of management
    • Staff team building events
    • Quarterly restaurant vouchers & staff appreciation gifts
    • Annual Staff Awards Ceremony
    • Staff finders reward for fulltime and part time staff
    • Annual staff questionnaires where staff ideas are progressed
    • Regular all staff management presentations to share plans and feedback with staff
    • Excellent transport links

    As a company, our vision is to reach for the stars across all areas of our nursery operation and we are constantly developing for the benefit of each little one who joins our Little Adventurers family.

    For more information about this vacancy please contact Realise on 0333 444 3973 (Ref ID: 247465)

    Company website : www.shenfielddaynursery.co.uk

    • Ability and motivation to study and gain childcare qualifications to Level 3.
    • Experience of caring for or working with children aged 0 – 5 in a voluntary or paid capacity
    • Positive approach to learning
    • Willingness to work in a team and take direction
    • Good listening skills
    • Numerical skills
    • Good time management skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to keep others informed
    • Basic level of maths and English -desirable
    • Option for skills Bootcamp course to start accelerated apprenticeship at level 3 for the right candidate.

    Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Shenfield Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

    You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

    • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

    • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator

    • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

    • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

    This will be delivered through Shenfield Day Nursery’s dedicated training provider, Realise.

    Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.


    • Personal Qualities we look for in potential candidates
    • Caring & friendly nature
    • Trustworthy
    • Punctual
    • Reliable
    • Professional & thorough
    • Taking initiative
    • Good team player
    • Ability to prioritise
    • Enthusiastic & positive approach
    • Recognise there is always more to learn!

    If your apprenticeship is successful, it is hoped you will be offered a full time role in our nursery as a qualified practitioner at the end of your training


    You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers safer recruitment process. 20 days paid holiday per year pus the usual Bank Holidays.

    Other information about our nursery:

    Our awards and achievements to date include:

    •Nursery Manager of the Year 2019 (Awarded by Nursery World

    •Top 6 UK Health and Wellbeing Award (Nursery World)

    •Healthy Early Years London Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards

    •Top 20 Nursery London Award 2018 and 2019

    •Apprentice Employer of the Year Award 2017

    •Nursery World – best practice feature

    •Early Excellence – film of best practice for early years

    •We are a Sing and Sign affiliated nursery

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