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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Y M C A

Early Years Educators work with and care for children from birth to 5 years. They play a massive role in supporting children to have the best start to their education. As an Early Years specialist, you will personally help to close the gap and increase the life chances of the children you work with.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    (annual wage based on) £4.81 per hour for first six months £5.20 per hour for second six months 20% child care discount Free YMCA gym membership 1 night free stay at our YMCA hotel in Minehead

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7:30-5pm Friday 7:30- 4pm Term Time only with the option to work all year round.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000034337

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Early Years Educators work with and care for children from birth to 5 years.

They play a massive role in supporting children to have the best start to their education.

  • You will work as part of a team planning, monitoring and evaluating activities for children from birth to approximately five years of age
  • Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of the children in the room at all times is essential
  • To build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will be awarded;

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (EYE)
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
  • Apprentices will achieve an EYE qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS level 3 child: staff ratios.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is up to you what you do when you have finished your apprenticeship. There may be an opportunity to stay on at the same company and progress to the next level of apprenticeship or you may want to look for a new job or professional development opportunity.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We are a small and intimate setting that gives children a warm, home feeling and allows staff to gain a fantastic relationship with the children and parents. We have our own outdoor space which gives children ample opportunities to explore and learn, through a Play-based, Child Led curriculum which focuses upon being outdoors. We offer extra-curricular activities, such as football coaching, wellness Wednesday, forest school Friday and specialist math teaching. For more info, visit our web below.

Employer

Y M C A

Address

Westfield Drive

Backwell

BS48 3NG

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Training

Training provider

BEST PRACTICE NETWORK LIMITED

Contact

Rachel Davis

racheldavis@bestpracticenet.co.uk

01174504736

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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