Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Sherborne House

  • Aspire
  • Eastleigh, UK
  • 17 Oct, 2023
Full time Apprentice

Job Description

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable, friendly and enthusiastic individual to join Sherborne House Nursery.

This is an exciting opportunity to complete a Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship within a large friendly team in the heart of Hiltingbury, Chandlers Ford.

Due to high demand, Sherborne House School is expanding its award-winning nursery. This is a brilliant opportunity for the right person to become involved in our exciting new project and help to make a mark towards providing an outstanding service to our families. We are currently recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Early Years Practitioner to join our team.

Sherborne House is a co-educational nursery and prep school, located in Chandler’s Ford, for pupils between 6 months and 11. Nestled in a leafy area, we are very fortunate to enjoy wonderful school grounds, as well as Hiltingbury Lake, which is opposite the school.
Our pupils are nurtured and encouraged to take on a wealth of opportunities within and beyond the classroom. The school encourages musical, art and sporting achievements, but also prides itself in an excellent academic offer. These aspects of life at our school collectively present The Sherborne House Advantage.

As part of your role as a Level 3 Childcare Assistant Apprenticeship, your duties will include aren't limited to;

  • Trips out into the woodland
  • Large outdoor area for children to play in
  • Very new resources
  • Support children with eating
  • Support children with personal care
  • Planning activities for children
  • Interacting with children Arts and crafts/messy play
  • Encouraging children's development
  • Record keeping Interacting with parents
  • Complying with all health and safety policies Childcare.

Hours;

  • Sherborne House Nursery is open all year round Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 6pm
  • The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week, with shift patterns to be discussed. 

Requirements;

  • A full and relevant Level 2 qualification in Childcare or equivalent
  • Previous experience caring for young children from the ages of 0-5 years
  • Relevant knowledge of the EYFS, the seven areas of learning and any other relevant assessment schemes
  • Clear and confident understanding of safeguarding - to be confident in observing, being alert and promptly reporting any concerns to the DSL or DDSL

Why work at Sherborne House Nursery?

  • 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays)An additional week off over Christmas and New Year
  • Your birthday off on us
  • A paid development day to use for CPD of your choice
  • 25% discount on childcare at Sherborne House Nursery (as well as discounted school fees)
  • Access to Bellevue occupational health and counselling
  • 3 INSET days a year, including a room development day, team bonding day and a training day
  • Refer-a-friend scheme
  • Access to PerkBox, which contains many discounts for highstreet brands
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Free lunch and refreshments provided
  • Onsite, free parking
  • Opportunity to progress your career through nursery, school and through our apprenticeship schemes

This role will suit someone who has experience of working within a nursery and wants to progress their career and develop new skills. We would also welcome innovative ideas that you may like to bring to the business.

Benefits
  • 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays)An additional week off over Christmas and New Year
  • Your birthday off on us
  • A paid development day to use for CPD of your choice
  • 25% discount on childcare at Sherborne House Nursery (as well as discounted school fees)
  • Access to Bellevue occupational health and counselling
  • 3 INSET days a year, including a room development day, team bonding day and a training day
  • Refer-a-friend scheme
  • Access to PerkBox, which contains many discounts for highstreet brands
  • Pension scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Free lunch and refreshments provided
  • Onsite, free parking
  • Opportunity to progress your career through nursery, school and through our apprenticeship schemes

Nursery Name

Aspire Sales