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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice THE SANDON TRUST

Sandon Primary School have a new apprenticeship opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner. You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    30 hours per week, times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001729333

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure Ofsted requirements are met at all times
  • To understand and work to policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To be a key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident forms
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the unit and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the unit

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good rapport with both adults and children
  • Numeracy and literacy
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Experience of working with children in a nursery setting

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Friendly
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 9-4/A*-C including maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Therefore we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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About the employer

Sandon Primary Academy is a Primary School based in Meir. We believe that children, staff and parents should work actively in partnership to enable all children to realise their full potential. Both Sandon & Little Sandon are outstanding settings providing the very best education to children aged 2-11 years.  

Employer

THE SANDON TRUST

Address

Normacot Grange Road

Stoke-On-Trent

ST3 7AW

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Training

Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287 apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Early Years Practitioner (Children and Young People’s Workforce)
  • Functional Skills Level 1 ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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