Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship THE BABY DROP LIMITED

We have a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring apprentice to join our team. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are ambitious and want to gain an early years qualification while getting hands-on experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

    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, between 8am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000148107

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents to provide the best service for our families.
  • Ensure that every child's wellbeing is met by providing a thriving and safe environment.
  • Safeguarding all children in the setting and making sure any child protection concerns are always appropriately acted upon immediately.
  • You will observe, monitor and support delivering activities and learning experiences linked to the EYFS.
  • Ensure children’s progress and achievements are regularly and effectively assessed and recorded. Including any activities, meals served and medication administered.
  • Meet the needs of individual children, having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures, and medical histories.
  • Learn and maintain high standards in the nursery.
  • Support and serve food to children, ensuring any special dietary requirements are met 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
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Apprentices will achieve a qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS Level 3 child to staff ratios
  • Level 2 Functional skills in maths and English, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once you have finished the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and progress on to Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner, EYITT, ECT or Level 3 Early Years SENCO.
  • Early Years Educators are found in a range of settings including 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

We own two preschools in Clapham & Wimbledon, and our aim is for all children to leave the nursery having achieved all their early-learning goals, and to have developed into well rounded individuals, enabling them to integrate into school life.

Employer

THE BABY DROP LIMITED

Address

St Marks Church

Wimbledon

SW19 7ND

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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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