Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Little Crickets Forest School

£12.00 hourly
  • Aspire
  • Bournemouth, UK
  • 05 Mar, 2024
Part time Apprentice

Job Description

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join Little Crickets Forest School as a Level 3 Childcare Apprentice.

Nestled in a secure location in the heart of Central Bournemouth! Our Forest School offers children a unique learning experience that is immersed in nature. Led by a team of skilled and passionate Forest School educators, we provide an enriching environment where children explore, learn, and grow amidst the beauty of the natural world. Through hands-on activities and guided adventures, we foster curiosity, resilience, and a deep connection with the outdoors, nurturing a lifelong love for learning and the environment. 

Your roles and responsibilities will include;

  • Plan and implement engaging activities to suit the outdoor learning environment, incorporating the principles of forest school education
  • To promote all areas of children learning and development
  • Observe and assess children's progress, tailoring activities to suit individual needs and interests
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to ensure a safe learning environment, while encouraging children to take calculated risks and develop resilience
  • Work closely with other educators, parents to communicate progress, share experiences, and promote the benefits of outdoor education
  • Instil environmental awareness and conservation ethics through experiential learning and appreciation of nature
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety, ensuring compliance with regulations and best practices


  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification is essential when applying for this role
  • You must be able to gain a clear DBS
  • Have GCSE grades A*-C or 4-9 in Maths and English Language, or equivalent
  • Must be comfortable with being outdoors and be willing to learn Forest School training


  • Little Crickets Forest School is open from 08:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday
  • The successful candidate will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week with shift patterns to be discussed


  • Pension
  • ​​​​​​​Hot lunch provided
  • 6.6 weeks holiday
  • Birthday off
  • Staff socials



  • Pension
  • Hot lunch provided
  • 6.6 weeks holiday
  • Birthday off
  • Staff socials

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