Early Years Educator Apprenticeship SNAPDRAGONS NURSERIES 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.
Closing date: 25 Oct 2022
Pay based on £5.50 an hour for the first 6 months and £6.50 an hour thereafter.
Total hours per week: 30.0
Possible start date
10 Nov 2022
24 Aug 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Working alongside qualified Early Years Practitioners and professionals, you will work towards your own Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification. Your mission is to provide exceptional early years care in a safe, nurturing and fulfilling environment whilst inspiring children to unlock their full potential through key skills and values which will establish them as gifted citizens of the world.
What do we need from you?
- Reliable & Flexible - contributing positively to the development of the team environment.
- Creative & Observant – creating a fun and stimulating environment that builds on the interests of the children to help them progress.
- Responsible & Trustworthy – ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the children is at the forefront of your practice.
- Committed & Motivated – working hard to keep on top of coursework and observations. Utilising the support and expertise of your colleagues and our Early Years Apprentice Mentor.
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
Here are some more great reasons to join the team:
We want to improve your work/life balance:
- Paid lunchbreaks (yes, you will get paid just for eating your lunch!)
- Almost seven weeks of paid annual leave and an extra paid day off on your birthday
- Family friendly policies including generous childcare discounts so your own children can attend (30% minimum discount)
We want to help you look after yourself
- Feeling poorly? We pay enhanced company sick pay for when you can't come in to work
- Need more help? Our staff have 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured
- Not sure where to begin? We have a dedicated inhouse well-being team to help you!
- Feeling hungry? There are always plenty of snacks available
- Cycle to work scheme keeps you and the environment health
We want to recognise all of your hard work and dedication:
- £300 ‘Recommend a friend’ bonus and enhanced rewards for featured jobs
- Employee nominated reward scheme with real world gifts
- Free annual party to celebrate with your team
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
We want to help you progress:
Wide ranging opportunities for training and career progression including Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT, Level 3 Early Years SENCO & Forest School
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired
About the employer
BEST PRACTICE NETWORK LIMITED
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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