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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Headstart Montessorians

The purpose of this post: To work as part of a team to provide a safe and stimulating environment to support children’s care, learning and development on a daily basis, for all children between the ages of 5 months to 5 years old and supporting the team with children’s care, education and development.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    Full time Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001779808

  • Positions

    3 available

Main Duties will include:

• Setting up daily appropriate activities for the children being cared for and initiating activities to ensure that all the children’s needs are met.
• Develop and review key children’s individual learning journals, development tracking, and next steps. 
• Work in partnership with the team to support children with Special Educational Needs. 
• Follow all nursery policies and proceedures. 
• Support the teacher and the room leaders in his/her role.
• Support the children with positive behaviour management. 
• Develop children’s personal, social and emotional skills.
• To carry out regular observations, recording and reporting of children’s progress.
• To ensure that all appropriate records are kept confidential.
• To ensure that resources are maintained, in good condition and suitable for the children using them. 
• To carry out regular risk assessments ensuring that the setting and resources are safe at all times. 
• Attend regular staff meetings.
• To demonstrate and promote equal opportunities at all times.
• To take part in the nurseries appraisal/ performance management scheme. .
• Be willing to attend meeting and events in normal working hours.
• Undertake all types domestic duties to maintain good standard of well-being within the nursery e.g. preparation of snacks, meals, cleaning of equipment indoor and outdoors etc. 
• Develop effective communication links with the child and their families. 
• Working alongside all team members to ensure that the philosophy behind the aims and objectives are met.
• Be a good role model for other students. 
• To undertake other relevant duties as requested from time to time which meets the aims and objectives of  the Nursery 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good written and verbal communication skills are essential

Personal qualities

Be able to work as part of a team. (Essential) 
Be enthusiastic to engage with children on their level.
Be trustworthy  
Have good time keeping management.  (Essential)

Desired qualifications

A*-C/9-4 GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths - Essential.

Future prospects

TBD

Things to consider

Please be advised of the following mandatory eligibility requirements for undertaking an Apprenticeship in England.

  1. You have lived in the UK or EEA for the last three years.
  2. You have a UK National Insurance number

About the employer

Headstart Montessori Day Nursery is situated in Goodmayes, Ilford. We are on on Green Lane, which is a  five minute walk to Goodmayes station (Great Eastern line). 

Our nursery is open year round from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays).

We provide childcare and Montessori education for babies and young children from the ages of three months to five years.

Employer

Headstart Montessorians

Address

634

Green Lane

Ilford

IG3 9RZ

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Training

Training provider

BROMLEY COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Contact

Hima Bindu Challa 07494154392 Himabindu.Challa@lsec.ac.uk

Training Provider: BROMLEY COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

On programme Training:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End point assessment:

  • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio
  • Knowledge Test

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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