Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - The Downs Primary School THE PASSMORES CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING COMMUNITY
The PCLC primary schools are looking to appoint an Apprentice to work in our EYFS Classrooms, supporting four- and five-Year-olds. You will be school based for 4 days per week and attend college for 1 day a week, initially working towards Level 2 qualification.
Closing date: 18 Dec 2022
Total hours per week: 30.0
Possible start date
09 Jan 2023
29 Sep 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
To work in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and School policies and procedures.
Setting up the learning environment
Working with groups of children in learning activities
Supporting individual pupils with SEND or who have English as an additional language
Supporting child-initiated play
Supervising children at the start and end of the day
Supporting assessments by making observations
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Harlow College has an outstanding team of EYP training staff and assessors with wide experience and knowledge. We work closely with employers to ensure apprentices develop appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviours for the workplace setting and to meet the needs of the Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard. The Early Years Practitioner Apprentice will be interacting with parents, children, colleagues and wider multi agency professionals and partners such as health visitors, social workers and speech and language therapists.
The apprentice will undergo all checks as per the EYFS requirements to ensure suitability to work with children. Due to the nature and level of responsibility it is not anticipated that the role would have any budgetary or leadership responsibilities.
You will develop skills for the care and education of 0-5yr olds in early years settings and gaining practical and theoretical knowledge covering a variety of topics to include child development, health and safety, safeguarding and inclusion.
Training will be to the new Level 2 Standard, details may be found here: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/early-years-practitioner-v1-0
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
To be reviewed – pending funding
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/Level 4 or above) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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