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Childcare Apprenticeship - NVQ Level 3

Employer
HATCHING DRAGONS LTD
Location
Shaftesbury Place, London, EC2Y 8AA
Salary
£172.00 per week
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Health & Social Care
Sector
Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals & Science
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
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The main responsibilities of this job role will include:
  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children's learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children's self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Creative, imaginative and willing to get stuck in
  • Patience and a caring nature
  • At least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting


Personal qualities

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their childcare skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting. This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

Desired qualifications

Successful applicants will:
  • Ideally be a qualified Level 2 NVQ Childcare Practitioner
  • Have grade C/4 or above in English and maths GCSE, or equivalent, or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Have at least 6 months recent experience of working full-time in a childcare setting


Future prospects

  • Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion


Things to consider

  • You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor
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