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Early Years Educator L3 Apprenticeship Gray's Farm Primary Academy

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

    £8,128.90

    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, 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 30 minute lunch break. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000080430

  • 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

We are a ‘Good’ two form entry school with a part time Nursery. Our mission statement is Believe, Achieve, Succeed; a motto that we feel reflects the commitment to child centred learning. We see every child as an individual within the community and we have high expectations of behaviour, of effort and of parental support, both for their own children and for the school.

Employer

Gray's Farm Primary Academy

Address

Gray's Farm Road

St Paul's Cray

Orpington

BR5 3AD

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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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