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ATA Early Years Educator Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To ensure that the preschool nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.

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Closing date: 29 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £141.90

    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, times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773752

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Record accidents in the accident book
  • Ensure each child is collected by someone known to the setting
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are observed at all times
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Record accidents in the accident book
  • Ensure each child is collected by someone known to Setting
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are observed at all times
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults alike
  • Ability to keep calm and remain positive in challenging or high-pressure situations
  • Able to be a positive role model for pupils
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Good team player
  • Organised, with great attention to detail
  • Previous experience of working with children is desirable, but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to working and learning
  • Sense of humour and a willingness to learn
  • Friendly and polite
  • Professional
  • Tender and kind
  • Patient
  • Neat
  • Positive attitude
  • Pro-active manner

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress onto full-time employment after successful completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Safeguarding, Prevent & Equal Opportunities:

Let Me Play, LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all.  We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.

To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

Inspire ATA Limited is acting as an apprentice training agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You will be placed at Comet Nursery School for the duration of your apprenticeship.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Inspire ATA Ltd. is a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to make a difference. We specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent Apprentices. We recruit and employ all of our Apprentices and then arrange amazing placements with our partners and clients whilst providing ongoing support. We also arrange and quality assure the training through our partner apprenticeship training providers.

Our vision is “to inspire ambition and widen horizons” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.  Our ATA creates apprenticeship jobs and opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t exist for people, allowing them to raise their aspirations.  A lot of our work is with schools, so we love the fact that our Apprentices go on to inspire children of all ages.  We inspire to inspire! 

We want to have a positive impact on society with the work we do, and we encourage individuals to be good citizens that contribute to the wider community. Our focus for 2021 is all around the development and wellbeing of our apprentices – you will often see us use the hashtag #LearnerFirst.

We operate nationally but we are based in Hammersmith & Fulham in London and are the 2021-22 winner of Best Apprenticeship Employer in Central & Greater London.

Employer

INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Address

20 Halcomb Street

London

N1 5RF

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Additional location information

Please note you will be employed by Inspire ATA and placed at Comet Nursery School for the duration of your apprenticeship.

Training

Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd

Contact

Sophie Oliver 07858007944 sophie.oliver@lmpeducation.org

What does the qualification cover?

The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

Functional skills in English and maths if required.

Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.

We have structured the units around three themes:

  • Theme 1: Health and well-being
  • Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  • Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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