The early years apprentice will support other practitioners in providing a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment for children both indoors and outdoors. They will help to deliver an appropriate play based curriculum that enables children to make individual progress.
Closing date: 10 Sep 2024
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
18 Sep 2024
06 Jul 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children 0-5 years of age.
- To ensure nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others.
- To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.
- To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the deputy nursery manager/nursery manager.
- To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
This is an Advanced Apprenticeship as an Early Years Educator and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance. After 18 months you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, to complete your Apprenticeship.
Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Early years educator qualification plus Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) to meet the EYFS requirements.
The End Point Assessment will comprise of a Knowledge Test and Professional Discussion underpinned by a Portfolio of evidence.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
May lead to permanent employment once qualified.
Progression roles include SENCO, safeguarding or Health and safety officers. Room leads.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)
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