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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship NORDIC STAR NURSERIES ISLINGTON LIMITED

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

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Bonus schemes Annual pay rise Free lunch provided daily Sick pay Axa Healthcare

    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 - Friday. Operating hours of 7:15am-6:45pm. Shifts to be confirmed between employer and apprentice. All Year Round.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000078024

  • Positions

    2 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
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Pass) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Educator (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

For this vacancy, only those with a valid Level 2 in Early Years or Childcare will be considered.

About the employer

Finland is world-known for its excellence in education and its focus on the well-being of students. Nordic Star is the first nursery to bring this world-leading education and care experience to the UK.

Employer

NORDIC STAR NURSERIES ISLINGTON LIMITED

Address

UNIT 5

7 WENLOCK ROAD

ISLINGTON

N1 7SL

Contact

Emma Fleckney

emma@nordicstarnurseries.co.uk

02045998923

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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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