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Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship ALPHABLOCKS NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Early Years Educators work with and care for children from birth to 5 years. They play an important role in supporting children to have the best start to their education. As an Early Years specialist, you will personally help to close the attainment gap and increase the life chances of the children in your care.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,297.00

    Pay based on £5.50 p/h 39.5hrs/week per annum. Private healthcare scheme. Term-time only up to 13 weeks holiday. Bonus scheme or incentives. In-house & external training programmes. Numerous career progression opportunities. Performance increase.

  • Working week

    Full time contract 8.30-4.30 three times a week and 8.30-5.30 twice a week. Attend staff meeting every 2 weeks 5.30-6.30 Shift rota to be decided with apprentice.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000093563

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In their daily work, Early Years Educators interact with children aged birth to five years and will also gain an understanding of further development from age 5 to 7. The apprentice will be responsible for delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development, and care of children from birth to 5 years old.

Duties will include:

  • You will work as part of a team, planning and supervising child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child
  • You will be supporting children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play
  • You will work collaboratively and build strong relationships with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the needs of each child
  • You will be ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of the children in the room at all times

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

  • 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
  • Level 2 Functional skills in maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once you finish the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and/or progress to the next level of apprenticeship
  • Please speak to your employer or training provider about further employment opportunities upon the completion of your apprenticeship
  • Early Years Educators are found in a range of settings which can include day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision, giving you a broad range of employment opportunities 

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

Alphablocks Nursery School & Pre-Prep in Hadley Wood, London, provides outstanding early education to children aged two to five years old. We empower children to become confident learners in a safe and stimulating environment, tailoring the learning journey of each child to their individual strengths and interests. We serve the local communities of Enfield, Cockfosters, Potters Bar, High Barnet, Monken Hadley, Southgate, and the surrounding areas.The child-centred, boutique nursery school in Hadley Wood was founded by Alexandra Samara in 2015 with a specific educational ethos. Alexandra has been working in the field of Early Years Education for more than twenty years and her primary goal is to help parents and teachers tune in to their children’s development and learning. She is wholly committed to the idea that a child should be provided with a carefully planned environment (both physical and emotional), wherein the child can grow unobstructed and develop key skills, shaping its attitude towards lifelong learning.

Employer

ALPHABLOCKS NURSERY SCHOOL LTD

Address

St. Paul's Church

Crescent East

Hadley Wood

EN4 0EN

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Training

Training provider

BEST PRACTICE NETWORK LIMITED

Contact

Kai Draven

kaidraven@bestpracticenet.co.uk

0117 920 942

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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