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Apprentice Early Years Educator Floreat Montague Park

We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education and childcare. Applicants must be willing to commit to the Level 3 Apprenticeship course that will run for 19 months, where you will learn whilst working and benefit from an experienced colleague mentor.

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

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Closing date: 23 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,029.00

    The pro rata salary is £7,767 per year. Salary increase in the second year of the course.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am-3.45pm and Friday 8.00am-3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122862

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure that an educational caring and stimulating environment is provided for children that takes into account individual developmental needs and enables children to reach their full potential
  • To plan and prepare exciting play opportunities that meet children’s developmental needs and stimulates their learning and integration within the nursery
  • Keep abreast of legislation, guidelines, policies to ensure the Children’s Act and the Early Years Foundation Stage Welfare Requirements are met at all times
  • To observe and assess children’s development and keep accurate records of their achievement
  • To work with the school to ensure the smooth transition of children to Reception Class
  • Work with parents to provide full integration of all children into the nursery
  • To help and support students/volunteers on placement
  • To establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children’s learning and development and values parental involvement
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery e.g. To help, where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, preparation of snack meals, cleaning equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled
  • Ensure all nursery procedures are followed correctly, e.g. safeguarding, recording of accidents and the collection of children
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received at all times.
  • Undertaking of specific childcare tasks: The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child’s stage of development
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a valuable social occasion
  • Washing and changing children, as required
  • To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of all children and to abide by the Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To make contact and liaise with external agencies, when appropriate
  • To act as an ambassador for the nursery and school and maintain a positive image of its aims and objectives
  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and planning and development days

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

  • You will work towards completing a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • Training will be delivered remotely by LMP Education
  • The employer will give you time out of your working week to focus on your qualifcaiton

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You may be offered a permanent position with the school after completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C, Level 2)) Essential

About the employer

Floreat Montague Park Primary School opened its doors for the first time in September 2016. The School is developing fast and the following 6 areas are valued: Curriculum Sustainability Personal Development Community Environment Nurture With inspiring outdoor learning spaces, the latest technology in classrooms and an engaged, active community this is an exciting time to join our school.

Employer

Floreat Montague Park

Address

William Heelas Way,

Wokingham,

Berkshire

RG40 1BG

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Training

Training provider

LET ME PLAY LIMITED

Contact

Emily Archer

emily.archer@lmpeducation.org

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: 23 Feb 2023