Childcare Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)



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Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week
duration: 20 months
start: 27 April 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
23 April 2020 (application closing date)
An amazing opportunity to join the team at Little Foxes, ideally you will hold a level 2 childcare qualification and be ready to progress and work towards gaining your level 3


Our apprentice will be working as a key worker for the daily needs of children between the ages of birth and five years within the nursery setting. Working hours are 40 per week, Monday to Friday across varying shifts.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care is provided for children
  • To give support to other team members To implement the ‘daily routine’ in the room you are allocated
  • Liaise with parents, staff and other professionals
  • To behave consistently in a caring and relaxed manner with the children
  • Formulate and operate a programme of planned activities & enhancements suitable for the age range of children
  • To ensure the room in which you are working is of the highest level of cleanliness possible
  • Prepare the children's records in your key group and produce reports for parents, ensuring compliance with company policies and the Managers requirements
  • To help children respect people of different race, ability, gender, religion and culture
  • Work alongside parents of children with additional needs and give physical, emotional, intellectual guidance as appropriate
  • To have a willingness to undertake additional training as necessary, and attend staff meetings, parent's evenings, Summer fetes and Christmas activities
  • Work in accordance with Little Foxes policies & procedures
  • Work within the EYFS Statutory framework
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received To have knowledge Of The Children's Act, EYFS, OFSTED, Health and Safety, Risk Assessments Every Child Matters

Future Prospects

A possible permanent role with the setting, depending on performance

Reality Check

An immediate start date will be available for the successful candidate

Skills Required

  • Be able to work as part of a professional childcare team
  • Ability to communicate confidently with a wide range of people
  • Good organisational skills
  • To be able to feed back information in the form of written reports
  • Demonstrate creative ability
  • Willing to develop imaginative ideas

Qualities Required

  • Have a professional approach
  • Have an understanding of Equal Opportunities
  • To be flexible with regard to working hours
  • To be motivated and able to motivate children and staff
  • To be able to understand and meet the needs of individual children and families & form caring and trusting relationships with the children and their families

Qualifications Required

A level 2 childcare qualification

Training Provided

  • Working towards the early Years Educator Level 3 qualification
  • Functional Skills maths and English level 2 (if GCSE A-C if not already achieved)
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