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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: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,525.00

    Salary based on 37.5hrs/week x £9.50ph x 52 weeks in a year Hourly wage increased to £10 ph if the apprentice already holds a L2 qualification in childcare/early years

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, working hours flexible between 7:30am - 6pm on a shift rota Weekly hours starting from 37.5h - 40h per week Days, hours and times to be confirmed with apprentice All year around

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000040237

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Early Years Educators 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/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

The Old Potting Shed is a unique setting set in the Coombe Lodge Estate in Blagdon. The beautiful setting comprises two buildings, The Stables offering 15 places for babies and The Old Potting Shed offering 45 places for toddlers and pre-schoolers. We make the most of our wonderful surroundings, with a play-based curriculum that focuses on being outdoors and integrates a forest school approach to learning. Find out more on our web

Employer

Y M C A

Address

The Old Potting Shed Nursery and Preschool

Coombe Lodge Cottage

Bourne Lane

BS40 7RE

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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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