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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner THE SHAW EDUCATION TRUST

We are looking for people wanting to embark on the start of their career in education by undertaking a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship to work in our nursery classroom. The apprenticeship will give you not only a well recognised qualification, but also excellent experience working in a friendly and caring school setting.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,004.32

    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. Term time and 1 week (39 working weeks).

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000089216

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We welcome applications from individuals, who care about people and are able to form strong relationships. They will motivate and inspire others to strive for the best. We are looking for someone
who is:

  • Committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve their potential
  • Able to create a culture and ethos where all students can achieve success and become engaged in their own learning
  • Creative and able to embrace challenges
  • An excellent communicator and demonstrates openness and honesty
  • An excellent team player who enjoys working collaboratively
  • Able to inspire and motivate children and staff
  • Highly skilled in managing personal interactions
  • Resilient under pressure

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

The apprenticeship training will take place in house while you are at the workplace.

We book once a month training session with your allocated tutor. This will be on a platform called Smart Assessor. Here your tutor will go through the modules and units of your course. 

We also have 6-8 weeks monthly review plans, this will be with yourself, line manager and tutor. 

The training you will be undertaking is Early Years Educator Level 3. Apprenticeship Standard. 

Any other additional training will be conducted by employers request. For example, first aid. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible postion after successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Apprenticeship wage Travel

About the employer

The Meadows Primary Academy is an ambitious and inclusive community school with passion for delivering high quality education. Our staff are innovative, hardworking and motivated. We are looking for people wanting to embark on the start of their career in education by undertaking a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship to work in our nursery classroom. The apprenticeship will give you not only a well recognised qualification, but also excellent experience working in a friendly and caring school setting where you will have many CPD opportunities as well as the chance to enrich the lives of many of the children in our community. In return for dedication, we can offer: ▪ A level 3 Early Years Practitioner qualification delivered through the apprenticeship route ▪ Supportive staff who will support you through your training ▪ Child focused team and environment, ▪ Incredible community of children, parents and carers who deserve only the best, ▪ Balanced approach to wellbeing and workload, ▪ Commitment to quality CPD, development and opportunities due to further school growth. The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment: • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays) • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health • Cycle to work scheme • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust. The Meadows Primary School is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check. We are offering interested candidates to walk around the school and to ask queries about the apprenticeship scheme on Wednesday 28th September at 3.45pm. To book onto this information session please email amy.james@tmpa.set.org Application forms can be found at: www.shaw-education.org.uk/careers Candidates should forward completed application and monitoring forms to Helen Cunliffe, Head teacher via Amy James (SBM) amy.james@tmpa.set.org In line with our safer recruitment policy CVs will not be accepted. Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and references

Employer

THE SHAW EDUCATION TRUST

Address

Poplar Drive

Stoke- On -Trent

ST3 3AZ

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Training

Training provider

LET ME PLAY LIMITED

Contact

Nina

nina@lmpeducation.org

07724847420

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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