Salary: National Minimum Wage
Employer: North Edinburgh Childcare
Closing Date: We recruit on an ongoing basis throughout the year
You will be based in either a nursery or an out of school care setting providing provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for babies and children and undertaking a range of duties including supporting the children to learn and develop through play and assisting with snack and lunches. You will work towards SVQ Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People (SCQF Level 7).
North Edinburgh Childcare Training Services recruits Modern Apprentices for our own organisation and on behalf of various nurseries and out of school care settings in Edinburgh and Midlothian.
You will be supported to secure employment as a Modern Apprentice within a suitable childcare setting where you will earn while you learn. You will work alongside a team of colleagues to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for babies and children age 0-5 years if you choose to work in a nursery setting or 5-12 years if you choose to work in an out of school care setting.
What might a day in this role look like?
Some examples of the duties that your day to day job will involve include:
What will I learn?
You will work towards SVQ Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People (SCQF Level 7) with the support and guidance of one of our experienced Assessors. The qualification can take up to 18 months to complete and is fully funded by Skills Development Scotland.
Your employer will also support your learning by providing you with the opportunities and experiences required to help you to develop your childcare knowledge and skills and to generate the evidence required to meet the standards within the qualification.
Upon completion, you will be a fully qualified Childcare Practitioner able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.
What qualifications/skills are required?
No experience is necessary; however, you will need to be friendly, caring and enthusiastic and able to communicate well with both children and adults.