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Childcare Apprenticeship

Job details
Posting date: 14 June 2024
Salary: £6.40 to £6.40 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 July 2024
Location: IG1 4HP
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Swift ACI
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: Balfour Nursery


SWIFT childcare apprenticeship is an award winning apprenticeship provider established over 10 years ago now. At SWIFT we know that becoming a world class childcare practitioner doesn’t just happen over night, like everything, you need to learn your craft and develop practical skills to become an effective childcare professional. That’s why our apprenticeship programs are developed to provide people with the opportunity to learn everything they need to now to build a successful career in childcare to make a difference to future generations.

Balfour Nursery provides a caring, safe and stimulating environment for children aged 0 to 5 years within which they can flourish. It is situated in Ilford and its central location is ideal for an easy commute into London. Their children are nurtured by a dedicated and experienced team who work hard to realise each child’s potential. Here at Balfour nursery, they are immensely proud of the level of individual attention given to each child. The nursery’s engaging curriculum creates an ideal environment for children to grow into inquisitive and highly motivated learners.

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:
* Working towards Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship.
* Supporting the development of the childcare provision.
* Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun.
* Being a team player.
* Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children
* Taking part in First Aid training as required
* Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery
* Working with teams across the nursery setting
* Supporting children’s learning and development.
* 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 and regulations to also meet the Standard of the Childcare Apprenticeship.

Level 3 Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. You will be working full time in the nursery. Your classroom days will be based online as a remote session which you will need to be fully available for, and your main childcare apprenticeship work will be done in a nursery local to you.

You will need to have been living in the UK for a minimum of 3 years and hold Maths and English GCSE at Grace C/4 or above or equivalent Functional Skills at Level 2.