Apprentice Nursery Educator - Advanced (Level 3)

Little Explorers Day Nursery (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £184.80 to £356.40
40.0 hours per week Mon-Fri, times to be confirmed
65 weeks (duration)
18 October 2021(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
11 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you want to start a career in childcare? An exciting opportunity has opened up at Kiddi Caru in Basingstoke

Responsibilities

What is the purpose of the job?

To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. Whilst you are gaining hands on experience in a high quality childcare setting you will be working towards recognised childcare qualifications. 

What do you have to achieve?

  • With support, the individual needs of children are identified and met.
  • With support, equality of access and opportunity is given to all staff, parents and children.
  • Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Positive working relationships with children, staff, parents and carers.

Key Responsibilities 

Childcare and Education

Ensuring that the children’s individual needs are identified and met. You will be expected to promote positive relationships between the children and will be expected to develop friendly and professional relationships with parents and carers.  

You will also be expected to be a positive, practical role model for the children, whilst supervising and supporting them at all times.  You will ensure that the children are kept safe and that you fully understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.

Your duties will be dependant on your level of qualification but they will also include a wide range of interactive tasks, including setting up activities for the children, reading stories, playing games, helping at meal times, assisting with nappy changing and toileting and any other duties as necessary, along with joining in with play and creative activities, as this will be an important part of the role.

You will also help to ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Health and Safety

You will adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures and be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added. This job description may be reviewed in the future.

At Kiddi Caru, you will be working towards an Early Years Educator Level 3 apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Reality Check

The vacancy dates are to be used as a guide. Should the right candidate be found, the vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

Able to work well in a team.

Qualities Required

You must be enthusiastic and enjoy working with children.

Qualifications Required

Must have Early Years Practioner Level 2 or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Math's and English Functional Skills
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