Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

SMALL TALK NURSERIES LTD

Telford, TF4 2ET

Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 31 May 2024


Summary

A great opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Early Years Educator working with children to ensure they achieve the learning objectives and according to the Early Years Foundation Stage, observing and recording their development. You will ensure the five outcomes for Every Child Matters are actively in place ensuring all children are safe.

Annual wage
£11,980.80 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 6.00pm (agreed in advance on a rota basis)

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • End Point Assessment 
  • Off the job training 
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required
  • Training will include paediatric first aid qualification 

Where you’ll work

10-12 High Street

Dawley

Telford

TF4 2ET

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

JUNIPER TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    - You must already have a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification to be able to apply for this role or some have some previous experience in an Early Years setting - Please do not apply directly to the company any direct applicants will be discarded

    About this company

    Small Talk Nurseries is a privately owned Ofsted registered day nursery committed to provide the highest quality day care and Early Year’s education for babies from 6 weeks to children aged 5 years. Small Talk Nurseries has 6 nurseries across the Midlands.

    https://stn4u.com/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Full-time position available upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    JUNIPER TRAINING LIMITED

    Diane Jones

    diane.jones@junipertraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000215040.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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