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Early Years Apprenticeship Level 3 - SW1A THE LONDON EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION

An Apprenticeship at London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) offers you a hands-on experience and training in lively, diverse settings all while earning a salary. As one of our teachers in training you will be part of an inspiring team, enabling each child to be the best they can be through wonderful experiences that enrich and extend their learning.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 to Friday 8-hour shifts between 08:00 and 18:00.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000118687

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Alongside completing your Early Years Educator level 3 qualification you will be required, to support the Nursery team in planning and organising activities and experiences for a group of children aged between 3 months – 5 years. To protect and promote the safeguarding of children.

Duties will include:

  • Provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors
  • Understand and work to nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • Plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • Ensure records are properly maintained
  • Liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery information and children’s progress
  • Complete any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the nursery aims and objectives

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

  • Full Level 3 apprenticeship early years educator standard
  • Functional Skills if applicable
  • Paediatric First aid qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A guaranteed interview for a LEYF post upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Opportunity to learn and develop within the company.

First step towards starting a rewarding career.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You will require a DBS

About the employer

LEYF is a family of 39 nurseries across London. We are a charitable social enterprise employing over 800 staff across London. Our socially inclusive approach ensures we make a real difference to the lives of 4,000 children and their families every year, helping them to develop a passion for learning, regardless of their background. Experiences in early childhood shape lives and are often the root cause of today’s hardest social challenges, such as addiction, poor mental health and homelessness. Together with families and communities, we enable each child to be the best they can be through wonderful experiences that enrich and extend their learning. We nurture each child, encouraging them to learn at their own pace within safe and caring settings. Our four core values: inspiring, brave, nurturing and fun, are at the heart of everything we do.

Employer

THE LONDON EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION

Address

House Of Commons Nursery and Pre School, 1 Parliament Street

London

SW1A 2NE

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Training

Training provider

CENTRAL YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2023