Young Sussex Ltd

Early Years/Nursery Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Young Sussex Ltd (Employer)

Quest Vocational Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,670.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday working 37.5 hours per week Availability for shifts between 07:00 and 19:00 required (although shifts are usually between 07:45 and 18:00)
18 months (duration)
3 October 2022(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our family-run nurseries operate from three locations in Brighton, Hove + Shoreham. We are searching for an apprentice to work within our Shoreham Nursery to help provide a stimulating and nurturing place for children to learn, develop and have fun. We are expanding our team by investing in the future of the company using the apprenticeship program

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve:

  • Assist in delivering learning opportunities that meet children's individual needs, in a safe and stimulating environment 
  • Assist the team to plan, prepare and review activities
  • Working in partnership with our parents
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with the team
  • Following all the policies and procedures set out by Young Sussex

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 in Early Years will be achieved at the end of the apprenticeship

The training is online and in addition to this assessors will come to the setting to support and observe you frequently

You will be required to work full time and 20% of your time is allocated to off-the-job training

First Aid and Safeguarding training will also be undertaken as a part of this qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified as an Early Years Nursery Practitioner then qualified positions will be available to apply for within our business which includes:

  • Increased responsibilities for example being counted within staff to child ratios and having a group of key children
  • Higher pay rate

Reality Check

Working with children within the Early Years sector is both rewarding and challenging. You will act as a role model and we expect you to provide the highest quality of care for all children. All of our employees will help to guide and teach you, and in turn, we will expect you to behave professionally and positively both inside the nursery and out.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 to 9 (A-C)) Desired
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