The role is a special opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, & behaviours in the workplace while gaining a nationally recognised qualification. While working with us you will be expected to undertake a variety of duties subject to appropriate training and consistently adhere to the policies, procedures, code of conduct set out by the setting.
Closing date: 30 Aug 2022
£10,004.80 to £19,760.00
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
15 Jul 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Daily you will be expected to engage with the children through play and activities to ensure that the children are fully engaged throughout the day. You will need to be flexible in the role and carry out all tasks and duties as requested while supporting the other staff within the setting, this can include domestic tasks such as preparing snacks and cleaning equipment. You will be expected to always maintain an excellent level of professionalism and provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the children.
You will need to be committed to your professional learning and development while completing your studies and apply the theoretical knowledge that you learn with your training provider to your practice in the setting.
As an Apprentice Early Years Educator, you will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for the children attending our setting. Our ideal candidate will be outgoing, positive, and enthusiastic with a passion for child development.
You will be able to use your initiative when engaging with the children to ensure their needs and requirements are met and they feel comfortable throughout the day. You will interact with parents/carers of the children daily therefore you will need to be confident and have excellent communication skills.
You will support staff within the setting and contribute to effective teamwork while providing an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn. While working in the nursery you will be expected to support the children’s learning and development through play and monitor the children’s progress to ensure they reach their development targets. You will promote positive relationships in the early years setting and assist with activities that keep children engaged throughout the day to enhance the children’s independence.
While working in the setting you will be expected to complete a Level 3 in Early Years and maintain excellent progress with your studies which will provide you with the underpinning knowledge required to carry out the role to a high standard.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years Workforce:
The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
This qualification is structured around the following four themes:
Health and well-being
Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
Play, development and learning for school readiness
Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Or complete a first aid course delivered by one of the following types of organisations as per the EYFS requirements. Voluntary aid society, member of trade body with an approval and monitoring system or acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive.
Meetings will be carried out with learner & tutor every 4-6wks via teams and then scheduled visits to the setting will be arranged for observations to take (no day release to college required )
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Possibility of gaining a full-time working contract upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
EDUCATION AND SKILLS TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)