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Childcare Apprenticeship (Early Years Educator Level 3) Rainbow's End Montessori Pre School

The broad purpose of the occupation is to work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £159.10

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Attending college one day a week during time. College day is typically 9am-4pm. The remaining time will be spent with your employer, normally 30 -40 hours each week.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001721471

  • Positions

    1 available

Dates are approximate. Duties to include;

  • Learning how children learn and the expected pattern of babies and children’s development from birth to 5 years and their further development from ages 5 to 7. Areas of development include: cognitive, speech, language and communication, physical, emotional, social, brain development and literacy and numeracy.
  • Understand and follow the legal requirements and guidance on safeguarding, security, confidentiality of information and promoting the welfare of children.
  • Understand and follow legal requirements and guidance for, Health and safety and Security.
  • Be aware of and reduce the risks and hazards in the work setting.
  • Refer any concerns about a baby’s or child’s development to your supervisor.
  • Follow the statutory guidance in relation to the care and education of children with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Communicate with all children in ways that will be understood, including verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Use a range of learning activities to support early language development including reading, writing and number games.
  • Prepare food and drinks for the children and be aware of any allergies or food intolerances.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator with all ages
  • Able to work quickly and pay attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Able to ask for help when needed
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Friendly and approachable

Desired qualifications

  • Must have GCSE maths and English grade D/2 or above  (or equivalent) or Functional Skills level 1 completed before the course starts

Future prospects

  • Could progress to level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship or full time role

Things to consider

  • You will have an interview with the college as the first stage before being put forward to the employer. 
  • Certificates for your maths and English qualifications will need to be seen before enrolling on the course. 

About the employer

Rainbow’s End Montessori School is open 8am-6pm all year, offering a choice of all year round or term time only attendance

At Rainbow's End we know that, given the right environment, every child is a natural & enthusiastic learner.
That's why we are proud to offer our children & their families:

  • ​A caring, family-run setting.

  • ​Happy & enthusiastic teachers who go the extra mile to give your child an outstanding early year's experience

  • ​An impressive range of resources and activities in a very vibrant and inspiring environment " - Ofsted 2018 

Employer

Rainbow's End Montessori Pre School

Address

Parley First School

Glenmoor Road

Ferndown

BH22 8QE

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Training

Training provider

BOURNEMOUTH AND POOLE COLLEGE, THE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College

Contact

Claire Clark 01202 205831 clarkc2@bpc.ac.uk

Attending college for theory and practical lessons with support from a tutor and assessor. You will also learn in the workplace from trained professionals. 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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