Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship RIVERSIDE NURSERY SCHOOLS 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: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,674.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts between 8am and 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247032

  • Positions

    1 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 met at all times

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
  • 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

Our nursery is located very close to Richmond Bridge, in East Twickenham. Our ethos is to strive to make every day a unique experience for the children in our care. We always put the child first in everything we do, supporting them to take the lead in how they want to learn and play. We help with children’s general well-being, encourage resilience, social skills and good manners and kind choices to all. We support learning through schemes looking at interests and patterns in play to develop confidence and skills. We are constantly evolving, assessing and evaluating our practice by looking at ‘Intent’, ‘Implementation’ and ‘Impact’. We give children the best possible start in their early education and by using the seven areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage we help the children experience the awe and wonder of the world in which they live, we make sure our children are ‘school ready’ when they leave, and we prepare them for their future success by sharing essential knowledge through cultural capital and by building activities around the children’s interests. We are a community nursery and a home from home for all that attend and are often described by parents as ‘an extension of their family’.

Employer

RIVERSIDE NURSERY SCHOOLS LTD

Address

31 Cambridge Road

Twickenham

TW1 2HN

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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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