Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Harrogate – HG2 8QE

Details

Employer:
Green Gables Nursery
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established privately-owned childcare provider in Bradford. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard for the Early Years Educator.

Duties will include:

  • Meet the requirements of the EYFS framework
  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Implement the daily routine in the base room
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Be flexible within working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc
  • Recording accidents. Ensure they have been signed by another member of staff before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the Setting as a “whole” where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received
  • Develop your role within the team
  • Ensure the Setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • Be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are observed at all times

Specific Child Care Tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development
  • Ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Employer:
Green Gables Nursery
Employer Description:

Green Gables Day Nursery was set up in April 1996, on the Great Yorkshire Showground by Rachel Wilkinson and offers children a warm, friendly, safe and beautiful environment.

We are a 39 place private nursery providing day care for children aged between 3 months and 5 years of age. We are situated on the Great Yorkshire Showground just off Hookstone Oval.

Vacancy Location:

Hookstone Oval

Harrogate

HG2 8QE

Working Week:
Shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30.00
Weekly Wage:
£127.50 - £170.00
Number of Vacancies:
1
Training to be provided:

Pearson Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator:

  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • English and maths Level 2 (if not already achieved)
  • Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials
  • Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times
  • End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion
  • You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • You must have good time management skills; you must be a punctual person and be on time for work
Qualifications required:
  • Maths and English GCSE or equivalent at grade C/4 or above is essential
  • Level 2 Qualification in Childcare (or relevant experience) is essential
Future Prospects:

Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Pre-school Manager/Co-ordinator, etc. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Foundation Degrees in Early Years. This in turn will support the achievement of early Years Professional Status (Graduate level).

Employer Name:
Green Gables Day Nursery
Contact Name:
Sinead
Application Method:
Please apply via the FW Solutions website
Apprenticeship Sector:
Childcare
Short Vacancy Description:

A hardworking and enthusiastic Nursery Practitioner is required at a successful children’s day nursery situated at the Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual interested in starting a career in Childcare.

Additional Application Form Q1:
Do you hold a Paediatric First Aid Certificate?