Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship REFLECTIONS NURSERIES LTD

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 year's qualification while getting experience. You'll create meaningful relationships with the children, your team and with parents.

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Closing date: 06 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,673.60

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts between 7.30am and 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219481

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • In their daily work, early years educators interact with children aged birth to five years and will also gain an understanding of further development from age 5 to 7. The apprentice will be responsible for delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by government for the learning, development, and care of children from birth to 5 years old.
  • You will work as part of a team, planning and supervising child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child
  • You will be supporting children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play
  • You will work collaboratively and build strong relationships with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the needs of each child
    You will be ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of the children in the room at all times

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
    NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (EYE)
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid OR Level 3 Award
    Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Apprentices will achieve an EYE qualification which has been approved to count towards the EYFS level 3 child: staff ratios
  • Level 2 Functional skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you finish the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity to continue working for the same company and/or progress to the next level of apprenticeship
  • Please speak to your employer or training provider about further employment opportunities upon the completion of your apprenticeship
  • Early years educators are found in a range of settings which can include 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, Attention to detail, 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

Reflections Day Nursery & Forest School in Worthing provides care and education for children aged 3 months to 8 years. The nursery draws inspiration from the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia in northern Italy, and children work with a number of Atelieristas (artists) and educators who support project work based on children’s interests.

Employer

REFLECTIONS NURSERIES LTD

Address

Reflections Nursery

52-54 Richmond Road

Worthing

BN11 2PS

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Training

Training provider

BEST PRACTICE NETWORK LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Courtney Pring

courtneypring@bestpracticenet.co.uk

0117 235 5256

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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