Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship LITTLE VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOL CIC

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 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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 - Thursday between 8am and 6pm. Shifts are TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230445

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 always met

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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 to expect at the end of your 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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

A home away from home holistic nursery setting in the leafy beautiful village of Forest hill. Surrounded by many children’s centres, and parks/ nature reserves where we will spend most of our time, learning within nature returning to our beautiful setting based in a converted church chapel.

Employer

LITTLE VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOL CIC

Address

Chapel On The Hill

South Road

Forest Hill

SE23 2UJ

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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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