Childcare Apprentice

Level: 3


Employer: Little Oaks Heywood


Location: LITTLE OAKS HEYWOOD

Immediate start to join our small and friendly team within a well-established nursery in Heywood. You will be working in the nursery alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in an Early Year’s setting. You will receive high quality training in all aspects with the support of the Manager.

Duration: 16 Months

Expected start date: 18/03/2024

Hours per week: 32 hours

Wage: (Annually)

Job role includes

You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning and play. This will include:

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • To attend additional training as required i.e. First Aid
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff
  • We will provide uniform garments free of charge

About employer

Little Oaks Heywood is a private early years setting. We provide care for children from 3 months old. Babies and children begin their learning journeys with us in a safe, warm, nurturing environment. All children will learn through fun and exploratory play. Giving the children the opportunity to be creative through a wide range of resources from arts and crafts, role play or outdoor activities. Creating a safe and secure environment, to allow children to grow and develop. Our resources are inspired by nature using wood and upcycled items. We also incorporate fresh plants and herbs into the children's play to encourage sensory exploration. Outside play is a part of all children's development and here at Little Oaks we strive in providing natural outdoor resources, to encourage curiosity, imaginative, exploratory play.

  • weighting: Essential
  • qualificationType: GCSE or equivalent
  • subject: English
  • grade: C/4 or above

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • College attendance is required one day a month
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Paediatric first aid qualification

    On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you may be offered a permanent contract.

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

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Duration: 18 months

Expected start date: 28/3/2022

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Wage: 146.25 (weekly)

Job role includes

  • Explore what an apprenticeship is and how they work.
  • Understand what it means to be an apprentice.
  • Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

About employer

Employer description

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills