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Apprentice Early Years Educator – CALVARY DAY NURSERY, BARKING -b IG11 7TR

  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Childcare
  • Level: 3
  • Vacancy length: 13 Months

Company Name: Calvary Day Nursery

Company Address:
Greatfields Hall
King Edwards Road
IG11 7TR

Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Brief overview of the role: Calvary Day Nursery in Barking are looking for a driven and passionate individual to join their team. Are you proactive person who will be able to provide a safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which babies and young children are supported? Do you have a level 2 childcare qualification and experience? If so Apply now!

Apprenticeship summary

Working week: Our opening hours are Monday – Friday: 07:45 am – 18:00 pm- you will be working a minimum of 30 hours per week. Shifts to be discussed at interview stage.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Weekly wage: £129.00

Expected duration: 13 months

Possible start date: 03 Jan 2021

Apprenticeship level: 3

Reference number: VAC001792638

Positions: 3 available

About the Employer

We are committed to working together to provide an enabling environment in which each child has the opportunity to become a happy, confident and independent learner.

Where each child is able to:

Feel safe and secure, valuing diversity and growing in self belief and respect for each other. Develop a love of learning and reach their true potential. Take part in a rich, creative and challenging environment. Become a valued member of a nursery community that encourages parent partnerships and the wider community.

We feel it is important for our staff to achieve their goals and we invest significantly by supporting their training and ongoing professional development.

Vacancy description

Brief description of responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • To plan and carry out a range of exciting activities suitable for the age and development ofchildren attending in conjunction with Management, Supervisors and Room Leaders
  • To assist in providing a safe, supportive and caring environment for young children while in the care of Corner House nursery: to ensure that all aspects of each individual child’s development are given full consideration, and support all staff to meet these requirements
  • To be proactive in the process of activity planning, child observations and development records
  • Keep updated with any changes to legislation, distribute and update where needed
  • Recognise where and when change is needed discuss any ideas with Room Leader/ Lead Supervisor or Management when appropriate. Implement changes agreed
  • To ensure that communication with children, parents and the staff team is polite, upbeat, enthusiastic and courteous at all times. To support all staff and engage as a team member
  • To maintain confidentiality about all issues related to children and their families; you’re own, other staff and any management issue
  • To work with individual children or groups of children providing a range of activities or experiences which will promote development
  • To provide additional support and activities which will meet the needs of children with additional needs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to use own initiative and common sense at all times
  • Ability to communicate on all levels (to children, carers, parents and or guardians)

Personal qualities

  • A happy, positive attitude and approach to work at all times
  • To provide a caring environment for all children
  • Ensure that everyone is made to feel welcome within the nursery: Children, Parents, Visitors andStaff
  • Patient
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Caring

Desired qualifications

  • You must have a solid understanding of GCSE in maths and English or equivalent and have ideallyattained a Childcare L2 qualification 

Future prospects

Upon completion of the qualification there may be the opportunity for ongoing employment

Training provider



Caitlyn Blakeway

Training to be provide

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Educator

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