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Early Years Practitioner Apprentice SELECT ENTERPRISES LIMITED

Apprentices play a crucial part in supporting delivery of welfare and care in the early years. Supported by a suitably qualified Early Years Educator, you will interact and work with the children on a day to day basis, supporting the planning and delivery of play activities.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001759443

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their Trainer Assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy and language through a range of play activities and opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • No entry qualification required

Future prospects

  • Progression to the Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard

Things to consider

  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers safer recruitment process

About the employer

Our aim at Kids Inc Nurseries is to make the early years of every child’s life as enjoyable, rewarding and positive as possible. We believe that children should have fun at nursery and actively promote learning through play. Our objective is to help children achieve their full potential. We provide an environment rich in active learning opportunities, supported by a qualified team trained to enhance the learning of your child. All activities are planned to meet each child’s individual needs, within the standards set by the Early Years Foundation Stage. This approach will help your child to develop to the best of their ability.

Employer

SELECT ENTERPRISES LIMITED

Address

The Pavilion

Watermead

Aylesbury

HP19 0FY

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Training

Training provider

Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Realise Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

Keira Hotchkiss 0333 444 3973 Keira.Hotchkiss@realisetraining.com

  • If successful, you will complete a Early Years Practitioner Apprentice programme, delivered through Kids Inc Nurseries' dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer
  • Kids Inc Nurseries will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2021