Apprentice - Childcare

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 02/08/2021 23:59
£159.10 per week (NMW in the second year)
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Employment Location:
Selby Cottage Childcare Centre
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Closing date:
2 Aug
Further Information

Children and Young People’s Services
Education & Skills
Professional Support & Development
Apprentice - Childcare - full time, temporary
Salary: Apprenticeship, £159.10 per week
Job Location: Selby Cottage Childcare Centre

We are seeking to appoint a Childcare Apprentice to assist in the delivery of high quality care and education, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.

The role of the Childcare Apprentice Duties include but are not limited to:

• Providing high quality care and education in line with Early Years Foundation Stage framework for children in the Centre
• To assist in supporting parents and families
• To assist on planning adult and child led activities
• To work as part of the Nursery team and participate in appropriate professional development
• To contribute to the organisation and administration of the Nursery childcare provision

Durham County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Applicants should have experience of working with children within an organisation.

They should be confident in dealing with other professionals and members of the public.

Required Qualifications: GCSE English at Grades A-C or equivalent and a willingness to work towards a recognised qualification in Early Years and Child Care.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Elaine Nicholson, Senior Childcare Officer via email at Elaine.Nicholson@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 9th August 2021.

If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 263154 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.