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Apprentice Level 3 Nursery Practitioner (EL16)

Apprentice Level 3 Nursery Practitioner (EL16)

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Contract Type: 2 years Fixed Term

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Starting Point Nursery, Crewe Campus

We are seeking a full-time Level 3 Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join our team at our Starting Point Nursery.

This is an excellent opportunity for innovative and inspiring Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to assist and support children with daily care.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily assistance and support to all children;
  • Support and deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum;
  • Contribute to planning and preparation of daily activities;
  • Provide a safe and stimulating environment for all children; and
  • Promote the welfare of children and young people.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Level 2 in Childcare (or equivalent) or willingness to work towards;
  • Update to date knowledge of current educational practice – latest EYFS (January 2024);
  • Ability to use information technology to supplement education (Iconnect/Parentzone):
  • Proven skills in working with children and understanding their needs; and
  • Enhanced DBS check. 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

If you are interested in this new opportunity you can apply through the Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service which can be found on  www.apprenticeships.org.uk  under ‘Apprenticeship Vacancies’.

The closing date for applications is 9am on 12 August 2024 with the selection process taking place in week commencing 19 August 2024.

Benefits:

  • Access to world-class facilities
  • Access to new qualifications to support your career in education such as short online courses in the areas below. If you’re interested in learning more about this, please email recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk.
    • Equality and Diversity
    • Information, Advice and Guidance
    • Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
    • Principles of Customer Service
  • Financial support offered to obtain your teacher qualification
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities
  • Employee benefit platform
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon
  • Free onsite parking

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email recruitment@ccsw.ack where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the relevant curriculum area.

Cheshire College – South & West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.  

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.  

There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunity for learners to make new friends.  

Crewe Campus

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Crewe Campus boasts:

  • A multi-purpose sports hall;
  • Climbing wall;
  • Fitness gym;
  • TV and radio studios with specialist equipment;
  • Mock aircraft cabin;
  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy;
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

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