Lead Practitioner Apprentice HOME-START GREENWICH
The role operates at a team oversight level within the context of a local charitable organisation delivering effective Family support and Early Years Childcare provision across the Royal Borough of Greenwich. This role has particular responsibility for providing early years services, working closely to the Nursery Manager/Early Years Manager.
Closing date: 21 Aug 2023
Monday to Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm. Shifts are based on candidates being over 18.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
28 Aug 2023
25 Jan 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To be responsible for the day-to-day running of the centre
To ensure effective management and supervision of Child
- Practitioners and Administrators to ensure high quality provision of services to staff
- To ensure centres comply with regulatory requirements and identify potential risks and hazards in line with best practice and guidance as set out by early years management
- Ofsted registration requirements for the provision and delivery of the Children and Young People Plan and the requirements of the
- Childcare Act 2006 and related legislation
- Undertake regular in risk assessments as pertaining to health and safety (e.g. outdoor play areas) and report any defects/risks/issues to the appropriate department
- To ensure high standards of care and education for Children in the centre and attend TACS, CIN, Safeguarding and Early helps meetings where appropriate
- To lead on tracking of children in their provision, liaising effectively with parents/carers to inform them of their child’s progress - promoting an inclusive environment for all children and families that reflects diversity and children’s individual needs and ensures all children are effectively integrated into the activities
- Carry out induction procedures with children and their families and maintain an environment that promotes physical, emotional, and social development for children of differing ages and abilities, through a range of arts, crafts, games, and activities, both indoors and outdoors
- To assist in developing and maintaining an environment that promotes physical, emotional, and social development for children of all ages and abilities, through a range of arts, crafts, games and activities, both indoors and outdoors
- Ensuring that a high standard of hygiene, safety and cleanliness is maintained at all times including the various toys and equipment used at the session
- To contribute effectively to the planning and provision of activities in relation to the Early Years Foundation Stage guidance and help children develop positive relationships with adults and peers to enable them to play and learn effectively and increase their self-confidence and realise their potential
- Develop good working relationships with appropriate staff within the service and other external agencies
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
On programme Training:
- Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification
- Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
- Care Certificate
- Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths
End point assessment:
- Summative portfolio
- Synoptic project
- Employer reference
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- To be discussed after completion of the apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Other Paediatric First Aid (Grade Pass) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
71 BARNFIELD ROAD
LONDON SOUTH EAST COLLEGES
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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