Childcare Apprenticeship – Saffron Walden x2

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Date Posted: 05/04/24
Start Date: 08/07/24
PIPS NURSERY - Boytons Farm are looking for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice, you will be studying toward your Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Job Description

PIPS is a small Essex based children's nursery, providing a unique home-from-home environment for your children. Our two locations surrounding the historical town of Saffron Walden in Strethall and Hempstead, both provide a rural setting where the children enjoy plenty of fresh air and exercise.

As your role as an Early Years Practitioner, you will have some understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Be familiar and have some understanding of safeguarding and child protection responsibilities in Childcare provisions. Be able to plan exciting, inviting and challenging learning opportunities that are appropriate for the stage and age of the children Develop good, strong and positive relationships with both the children and their families Be able to work independently and as part of a team. Have good communication skills

Your role will include;

  • To assist team members in providing the highest standard of care and education for the children in daily operation of the nursery, including positive partnerships with staff and parents.
  • To liaise with nursery staff regarding children’s specific needs and requirements.
  • To maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment.
  • To adhere to all Nursery policies and procedures
  • To contribute ideas to planning ensuring children receive high quality of learning and development.                
  • To always meet health and safety and environmental health requirements.
Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Patience
  • Team working

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 18 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Level 3 Ealy Years Educator Apprenticeship 

Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

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