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Apprentice Nursery Apprentice

About the Employer:

Can you see the magic in a muddy puddle? Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference in the lives of children. or over a decade, All About Children has been providing the highest quality childcare to families and local communities. We create nurseries that provide calm and nurturing environments, inspiring the children in our care to learn and explore.

Brief overview of the vacancy:

Apprentice Nursery Assistant supported by the Nursery Manager and All About Children's Childcare and Education Team to complete either a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship while gaining hands on experience of working with children in a nursery setting.

Vacancy description:

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification as part of an apprenticeship which is achieved within the given timescale.
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the qualification with the qualification provider and with the nursery setting too.
  • To undertake induction training in the nursery with a named mentor.
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them.
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain accurate children’s records.
  • To develop a sound understanding of Safeguarding Policies.
  • To undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery

About the Applicant:

Skills required:

A caring individual who can get on a child's level and promote awe and wonder, imagination , exploration and conversation. You must be patient, calm and understanding.

Personal Qualities:

  • Holds a passion for education and educating our children.
  • Believes in shaping a future for not only the children but themselves.
  • Is articulate & friendly.
  • Able to commit to the full apprenticeship programme.
  • Holds a passion for learning about Childcare and reliable to boot.

Future Prospects:

To build a career in the early years sector. We are a company who likes to promote within so there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up.

Additional Information:

A chance to start a career with children, with a company that will give you all the resources and training to go on and work your way up the career ladder.

We and our employer partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, so a DBS check will be required for this role. To make you aware, this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared, and you will be asked about these during the recruitment process.

About the Training:

Over the course of 18 months , you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2 and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years.

If you do not hold GCSE Maths & English (or equivalent), these will be delivered alongside the apprenticeship programme.

Our delivery of training is through blended learning. Supported by one of our sector specialist tutors, they will deliver teaching sessions using various methods including face to face teaching, Skype, Facetime, telephone and peer virtual classroom whilst using our interactive multi-sensory teaching resources. Teaching sessions are normally bi-weekly or monthly, depending on the learner’s preferred learning style. Additionally, the tutor will provide the support required to ensure the learner enjoys and ultimately successfully achieves their goals and completes their training. We want learners to feel that our team are approachable at any stage of their learning journey.

You will initially take an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly. We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your expectations through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system. At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end point assessment (EPA).

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, 20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills. This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.

Apprentice Nursery Apprentice

West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Arnold, Nottingham NG5, UK
Beaconsfield, UK
West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Aylesbury, UK
Apprenticeships, Intermediate Apprenticeship
£££10,000 - £15,000

Published on 20 Apr 2022

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