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Apprentice Early Years Assistant BERWICK HILLS PRIMARY SCHOOL

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children and to ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others. The successful candidate will develop partnerships with parents/carers to help increase involvement in their child’s development.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068182

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In this role, you will be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Room Leader/EYFS Lead and will be expected to complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship. 

Main activities:

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.
  • To deliver an appropriate play-based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.
  • To help ensure the nursery meets Ofsted requirements at all times.
  • To understand and work to school policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies.
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes.
  • To be a key person.
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, and risk assessments.
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement.
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives.

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator at Stockton Riverside College.
  • Functional Skills maths & English, if required.
  • Paediatric first aid qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Time management, Enthusiastic, Punctual and reliable, Willingness to learn

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Berwick Hills Primary is a happy, caring school, with relationships built on mutual respect. Our supportive pastoral systems help children to achieve their full potential and develop a strong sense of responsibility for themselves, their peers and the wider world. Berwick Hills Primary children develop skills for lifelong learning. Achievement and a 'can do' attitude are at the heart of our philosophy; we support this through nurturing pupils’ creativity, encouraging independent thinking and learning and showing that mistakes can be a learning opportunity Our school firmly believes in making children’s learning relevant and we make great efforts to ensure that learning and teaching is linked to the world around us. We take the children out of school as much as possible so that the environment locally and further afield provides the inspiration for learning. At Berwick Hills Primary School, we have high expectations of our children. We want them to work hard, enjoy school life, demonstrate good behaviour, show respect for others and take responsibility within the school.

Employer

BERWICK HILLS PRIMARY SCHOOL

Address

WESTERDALE ROAD

MIDDLESBROUGH

CLEVELAND

TS3 7QH

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Training

Training provider

THE EDUCATION TRAINING COLLECTIVE

Contact

Anna Harper

Anna.harper@the-etc.ac.uk

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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