Early Years Apprentice

Bright Horizons
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Education & Training
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Position: Early Years Apprentice

Salary Banding: GBP5.00 per hour

Hours: Full time / Permanent / Mon-Fri / 40 hours

Location: Bright Horizons Wavendon Day Nursery and Preschool

Our Amazing Bright Horizons Wavendon Day Nursery and Preschool are looking for a passionate Apprentice to join their team on a permanent basis.

The 65 place nursery caters for children aged 3 months to 5 years. It's surrounded by a wonderful garden which gives the nursery a really homely feel but also provides hours of fun for the children with a climbing frame, sandpit and bike track. The nursery has a long standing team and free onsite parking, and is close by to several local amenities.

As a Apprentice working with Bright Horizons, you can expect a competitive salary, great company benefits including a retail discount scheme, and fantastic development opportunities.


* Support and promote diversity and equality

* Ensure you work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency

* Demonstrate the HEART principles in everyday working life

* Demonstrate a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done

* Work collaboratively, demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations

* Work in partnership with parents/ carers and other professionals

* Create the right environment to offer a unique experience for our parents and children

* Demonstrate and ensure good practice and compliance with the revised EYFS Framework through adherence to BHFS policies and procedures

* Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play

* Practice positive behaviour management techniques

* Meeting the individual dietary, health, comfort and care needs of each individual child

* Have a child centred approach, ensuring the activities on offer meet the children's needs and are age appropriate

* Contribute to children's records through observation

* Attend staff meetings and training sessions

* Work alongside your assessor including attending all training required for completion of the formal qualification

* Have ability to manage own time to complete required coursework in the given timeframe

* Drive own development through active participation in appraisals, one to ones and requesting supervisions where required

* Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers, taking a BOLD approach to stand out amongst competitors

* To complete your Level 2 Qualification will take a minimum of 12 months and to complete your level 3 will take a minimum of 18 months

* Use reflection to proactively take on board new ideas and initiatives including feedback to enhance own development

Essential Experience:

* None

Qualifications Essential:

* Willingness to undertake formal Level 2/3 Early Years qualification

* Can demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills

* Willingness to gain Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 1/2

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