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Early Years Apprentice Practitioner RAFA KIDZ LIMITED

Main purpose of the role to work as part of a team to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. Ensuring that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. Supporting the development of partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    After the first 12 month of training and where good progress throughout the apprenticeship has been made. Salary will be looked at an increased accordingly.

    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

    37.5 per week 5 days Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000052888

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main purpose of the role to work as part of a team to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. Ensuring that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. Supporting the development of partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.
Responsibilities

·         To actively participate in specific areas of nursery activity working and playing with children

·         To support designated Key Persons with their responsibilities for a number of identified children, gaining knowledge required to become a Key Person.

·         To use discretion and judgement, particularly when dealing with individuals

·         Ability to engage and communicate appropriately and positively with children, parents and others

·         A good understanding of the importance of maintaining confidentiality for all aspects of the work.

·         To follow the relevant orders and procedures for the military base and maintain a high standard of operation

·         Attending all staff meetings as required

Duties

·         To read, understand and adhere to all nursery policies, procedures and guidelines

·         To support the keeping and updating of records of children’s daily activities and observations

·         To report any concerns to the Nursery Manager

·         Use appropriate positive language to challenge and support children’s development

·         Comply with Health and Safety requirements in the setting

·         Develop and maintain positive relationships with others including outside agencies

 

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

Early Years Educator Level 3 standard.

Training is delivered within the work place.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment on completion of the qualification for the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Previous Experience, Self-motivated, Approachable, Understands confidentiality

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Due to the location candidate will need a car to get to base and will need security clearance to work on the RAF Base.

About the employer

Employer information RAFA Kidz Leeming is part of RAFA Kidz Limited wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal Air Forces Association. Leeming Nursery is located in a rural area on the RAF Leeming Air Base. The nursery has been established since it was registered in 1987. The nursery is rated good by Ofsted and opens Monday to Friday all year round, except for the week between Christmas, New Year and bank holidays. It provides funded early education for two-, three- and four-year-old children.

Employer

RAFA KIDZ LIMITED

Address

Leeming Lane

Northallerton

DL7 9NJ

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Training

Training provider

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE

Contact

Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

apprenticeships@derwentside.ac.uk

01207 585 914

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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