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Early Years Educator Apprentice Merton Bank Primary School

Working in a primary school within the nursery department as an early years educator you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. You will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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

    Monday - Friday, between the hours of 08:00 - 15:30.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001728986

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Encouraging learning and development, through play and teaching
  • Creating a secure environment, using imagination to help children to learn
  • Working with parents to support their children
  • Enabling children to build their literacy, language, and numeracy skills
  • Monitoring progress and planning educational games
  • Putting together activities which will keep the children engaged throughout the day
  • Being involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understanding the Safeguarding and Behaviour Policy
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools
  • Running a breakfast club, lunch time club & after school clubs on occasional days

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills relevant to both children and adults
  • Competent skills in numeracy, literacy, and ICT

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • Ambitious - hard working
  • Ability to self-manage and organise own time
  • Pro-active willingness to work
  • Innovative individual
  • Always ensuring the children within school are put first
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people
  • Level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required

Desired qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

This role could lead on to further employment after qualification has been completed.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Early years and Primary school based in St Helens

Employer

Merton Bank Primary School

Address

Roper Street

St. Helens

WA9 1EJ

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Training

Training provider

ASSET TRAINING & CONSULTANCY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Asset Training & Consultancy Ltd

Contact

Ella Hudson 07944203292 ella@assettraining.co.uk

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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