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Early Years Educator Pitter Patters Ltd

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: 17 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £210.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday hours vary from 7.30am – 18.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001823437

  • Positions

    4 available

Basic role and Responsibilities:

  • To communicate and engage with children to support their speech and language development using different methods.
  • To communicate effectively with members of the Nursery Team
  • To welcome parents to the nursery in a cheerful and friendly manner
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • To support the maintenance of objective, accurate and up-to-date records which identify children’s individual needs, abilities and progress and use these as a basis for future planning
  • To maintain a basic up to date knowledge of child development and the early years curriculum
  • 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
  • Record accidents in the accident book

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

Personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to working and learning
  • Sense of humour and a willingness to learn
  • Friendly and polite
  • Attention to detail
  • 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

About the employer

Brief overview of the role

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.

Employer

Pitter Patters Ltd

Address

36

Warren Drive

Wallasey

CH45 0JS

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Training

Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

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

Contact

Louise 07511 878565 louise.mcmeechan@lmpeducation.org

Early Years Educator Level 3

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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