Early Years Apprentice PEACHCROFT PRE SCHOOL
Peachcroft Pre-school is offering a fantastic opportunity of an apprenticeship based in Abingdon. The pre-school is fun, happy, and committed to the development of children, the strong professional team are passionate about giving children the best start in life. Work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. The candidate would need to be motivated, enthusiastic and have a positive attitude.
Closing date: 01 Jun 2023
Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 15.15 pm, breaks are not paid, however you will be paid for 30 additional minutes a week for additional tasks such as planning.
Total hours per week: 34.25
Possible start date
07 Jun 2023
13 Mar 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To assist with the planning of the curriculum using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for guidance
- To help to set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session
- To act as a key person to a small group of children, liaising closely and building an effective relationship with parents/carers and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met
- To work in partnership with parents/carers and other family members
- To advise the Manager of any concerns e.g. health and well-being of children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
- To take action to support the setting to achieve and maintain a minimum good Ofsted rating at the next inspection
- To teach children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulating play experiences
- To ensure that children are kept safe and that you understand when to follow child protection procedures
- To support meal times within the setting
- To actively participate at team meetings, supervision meetings and appraisal meetings
- To attend training courses as required and to take responsibility for personal development
- To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff, which is acquired as part of the job
- To be aware of and adhere to all the setting’s operational policies and procedures, e.g. health and safety, fire precautions, dropping off and collection of children, food safety, cleanliness of the setting
- To ensure that adequate records are kept and updated regularly.
- To promote the setting to current parents and potential customers
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
13 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment
• Work-based training with your employer
• Approximately 12 on-site assessment visits per year
• Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)
• Off the job training will count for at least 20% of an apprentice’s time at work
• Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)
• Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
End Point Assessment:
• Knowledge test
• Professional discussion
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- For the right candidate the possibility of a permanent position
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
PEACHCROFT PRE SCHOOL
ABINGDON AND WITNEY COLLEGE
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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