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Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship SOWING AND GROWING NURSERY AND PRESCHOOL

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: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120770

  • Positions

    2 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
  • 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, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Our nursery is designed to provide all children with the greatest opportunities to learn. We believe in capitalising on every child’s experience whilst creating spaces that encourage children to ask questions and discover the world around them. The Sowing and Growing family have been empowered with knowledge designed to enhance learning opportunities through the use of language, stimulating environments and vivid dialogue.

Employer

SOWING AND GROWING NURSERY AND PRESCHOOL

Address

CHATSWORTH BAPTIST CHURCH

CHATSWORTH WAY

LONDON

SE27 9HN

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Training

Training provider

BEST PRACTICE NETWORK LIMITED

Contact

Kai Draven

kaidraven@bestpracticenet.co.uk

0117 235 5764

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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