Early Years Apprentice Normanby Primary School

To work under the instruction of the teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of the pupils and the class. To ensure good communication exists between the college and Staff Mentor. Involving classroom work and outside the main teaching area.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72

    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, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225303

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

SUPPORT FOR PUPILS

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
  • Support with self-care skills e.g. Changing when necessary, supporting toilet training

SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHER

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress, problems etc.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
  • Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework

SUPPORT FOR THE CURRICULUM

  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupils responses
  • Undertake programmes linked to local and national learning strategies
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use

SUPPORT FOR THE SCHOOL

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher
  • Demonstrate and promote commitment to equal opportunities and to the elimination of behaviour and practices that could be discriminatory

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator at Redcar & Cleveland College
  • Functional skills in maths and English, if required
  • First aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A possibility for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Good practical skills, Time management, Ability to relate well, Numeracy & Literacy skills, Personal determination, Punctual & reliable, Able to follow instructions, Enthusiastic, Willingness to learn, Confidentiality

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
Other Level 2 Childcare/early years (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Normanby Primary was awarded National Support School status in Spring 2014, and became an Academy in June 2014. Normanby Primary School was last inspected in 2017, and graded as a good school with some outstanding features. The school offered ‘good value for money’ at its last inspection, and inspectors noted ‘Overall, pupils make good progress from starting points in the Nursery class that are generally below those typical for children of that age’.

Employer

Normanby Primary School

Address

Normanby Primary School Flatts Lane

Normanby

Middlesbrough

TS6 0NP

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Training

Training provider

THE EDUCATION TRAINING COLLECTIVE

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

Anna Harper

anna.harper@the-etc.ac.uk

07436 795883

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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