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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Employer
Babcock Training
Location
Bishops Castle, Shropshire
Salary
£172 per week
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
December
Duration
12-18 months
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Employer description  

Our nursery is a 3 minute walk from Bishop’s Stortford College and a 5 minute walk from the Railway Station so we are convenient and accessible with our own on-site parking. We occupy a lovely detached ‘period’ building with large rooms and high ceilings, and many original features. The nature of the building, with its bright and airy rooms, gives our children lots of space to explore, play and learn. The setting has been totally refurbished with love and care and is a beautiful space for our children to enjoy, with a homely welcoming feel in which we nurture and care for children and their families.

Job description  

A fantastic opportunity has become available at Sycamore House ( Bishop Stortford Near Stanstead).They are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join their setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst supporting children’s play, learning & development.

Have you always wanted to work with children and truly make a difference in the lives of little people? If so, then please read on as we have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring nursery nurse to join our team in Sycamore House and enter into the world of early years education.

We would love you to join our team as we embark on accreditation to 'The Curiosity Approach', promoting awe and wonder in early childhood. This is a unique style of learning for children to be engaged in the joy of DOING rather than the end result.

Duties Will include

  • Caring for children (childcare, early years care)
  • Preparing and maintaining environments to meet children's needs
  • Supporting children's play and learning
  • Supporting children's development
  • Adhere to all safeguarding practices
  • Preparing snacks and help with their feeding and cleaning
  • Planning and supervising child initiated and adult led activities.
  • Implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Planning and providing effective teaching and learning in Early Years settings
  • Making accurate and productive use of assessment in Early Years Settings

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship, this will involve a Regional Trainer visiting you once a month in the workplace from an award winning training provider.

What will be involved in your apprenticeship:

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years Qualification as part of an apprenticeship which is achieved within the given timescale
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the qualification with the qualification provider and with the nursery setting too
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues 
  • Monthly meeting with a Regional Trainer from Babcock in your workplace to complete your qualification 

 

If you are excited by this opportunity please contact us today!

Employer website  

https://allaboutchildren.co.uk/

Future Prospects  

• A competitive training salary
• Ongoing personal and professional development
• 1 Week shut down at Christmas
• A great and friendly place to work
• The support of a very experienced team and Nursery Manager

This vacancy is for a permanent position, you will be offered fulltime employment upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Skills required  

• Nursery work experience is essential or other type of child cares setting
• Good Communication
• Ability to use computer
• Adaptable
• The ability to work as part of a team
• Must be able to follow instructions from the room leader

Qualifications required  

GCSE Maths & English A-C/ 4-9 or equivalent is preferred but not essential
Nursery work experience is essential or other type of child cares setting

Personal qualities  

• Holds a passion for education and educating our children
• Believes in shaping a future for not only the children but themselves
• Is articulate & friendly
• Able to commit to the full apprenticeship programme
• Holds a passion for learning about Childcare and reliable to boot

Things to consider  

You will be working 40 hours with the earliest start being 7.30am and latest finish time 6pm
Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

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