Team Leader/Supervisor Childcare Apprenticeship

Job description:

Early Years Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3 – Forest School Manager – Little Elves and Fairies

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to complete a Team Leader/Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship at Little Elves and Fairies Nursery, West Moors as their Forest School Manager.

At Little Elves and Fairies Woodland Nursery finding time to experience nature is of high priority.

We are an Outdoor Nursery and Forest School, with a cosy indoor space that we use in extreme weather. We believe that the closer to nature the children are the happier they will be and the more they will learn. Free to explore natures riches, a child’s’ senses are heightened, which enhances their creative and imaginative play.

Our focus is on ‘the whole child’ and helping them develop at their own pace in their own way, whilst achieving the Early Years Foundation Stage goals. At the Elves and Fairies Woodland Nursery finding time to experience nature is of high priority.
Elves & Fairies Woodland Nursery and it’s staff are committed to help the children achieve their maximum potential. through outdoor play and learning they develop:

  • creative play
  • high self-esteem and confidence
  • good language, social and communication skills
  • necessary skills to keep themselves safe
  • healthy lifestyles and diet
  • essential skills for the future.
  • surrounded by nature and during our sessions the children go for woodland walks and picnics, jump in puddles, chase butterflies and clamber over fallen branches, make sand castles, mud pies and imaginative potions, smell flowers, rain and damp leaves, listen to bird song, the cracking of ice and the wind in the trees.
  • they grow vegetables and flowers, learn camp fire skills, prepare and watch their food being cooked. They feel at one with nature, enjoying themselves in all but the most inclement weather, when the children spend time in our beautiful indoor space playing with wooden toys and natural materials, enriching their creative life with activities such as painting, singing, dancing, storytelling, sewing, weaving and baking bread.
  • parents/carers are invited to experience a nursery session and as we wish your child’s first experience of nursery to be a happy one, they are also welcome to stay in the nursery during the settling in period.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate strong leadership abilities.
  • Oversee daily operations of the nursery alongside the owner
  • Provide support in managing staff and coordinating activities
  • Assist in creating a safe and stimulating environment for children
  • Engage with parents and communicate effectively about their child's progress
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of educational programmes
  • Drive continuous improvement in nursery standards.

If you have lots of energy, love both a cosy, homely nursery environment and have a love for the outdoors, this may be the job for you. We are looking for a full or part time Manager to work year round in our Forest School, for children from 2 to 6, starting in September 2024

We would like applicants to be confident and experienced in leading the EYFS, with at least a Level 3 qualification and also have experience in Forest School Enthusiasm, cheerfulness, patience, strength, stamina and willingness to learn are an absolute necessity.

  • Little Elves and Fairies Nursery is open from 8:00am – 17:00pm Monday to Friday
  • The successful candidate will be required to work 30-45 hours per week
  • Shifts Patterns to be discussed

Requirements;

  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification is required when applying for this role 
  • Forest School Qualification is highly desirable
  • You must be able to gain a clear DBS
  • Have GCSE grades A*-C or 4-9 in Maths and English Language, or equivalent
  • To understand the standards of learning and development within the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and how to implement these within the setting

Benefits; 

  • Free Parking
  • Free Lunch

Benefits

  • Free Parking
  • Free Lunch

Rate

Up to £15.00 per hour

Location

West Moors
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Full Time

Hours

30-45

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Location

West Moors
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Full Time

Hours

30-45

Rate

Up to £15.00 per hour

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

  • Free Parking
  • Free Lunch

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