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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Y M C A

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

    £18,525.00

    Salary based on 37.5hrs/week x £9.50ph x 52 weeks in a year Hourly wage increased to £10 ph if the apprentice already holds a L2 qualification in childcare/early years

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, working hours flexible between 7:30am - 6pm on a shift rota. Weekly hours starting from 37.5h - 40h per week. Days, hours and times to be confirmed with apprentice.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081661

  • 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 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Barley Wood Nursery is a friendly day nursery, offering places for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Our setting is unique, the Nursery is at the heart of a Grade 2 listed Country Manor estate surrounded by 18 acres of park, gardens and woodlands. This gives children limitless possibilities to explore and learn, through a play-based curriculum which focuses upon being outdoors. Learn more about us on our web.

Employer

Y M C A

Address

Barley Wood Nursery

Long Lane

Wrington

BS40 5SA

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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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