Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

AARDVARK CHILDCARE SERVICES LTD

Upminster, RM14 2PH

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 31 May 2024


Summary

Are you looking for a bright new career for 2024? Are you passionate about providing the best outcomes for children? Are you looking for a company where your career can grow and excel? We are seeking for an enthusiastic apprentice to bring their creativity and inspirational ideas in childcare.

Annual wage
Competitive

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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, 8.45am - 3.15pm Term time only.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

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

  • You will be working towards your Early Years Educator Level 3 qualification
  • On the job training
  • No day release to college
  • 5 day working week

Where you’ll work

Chelmsford Drive

Upminster

RM14 2PH

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

PARENTA 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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade 5)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    Aardvark Child Care providing quality care in a wonderful atmosphere where children can learn, grow and play! Excellent teachers that have a love for children, a sense of humour, and a commitment to providing the high quality care that Aardvark promotes each and every day. At Aardvark Preschool we promote a natural and stimulating environment both inside and out to allow children the time to explore the world around them at their own pace. Our curriculum and approach to day care aims to include best practices from both private and government maintained settings, ultimately preparing the way for a child’s entrance into the school system and beyond.

    http://www.aardvarkpreschoolandnursery.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • You would be able to consider a career within a nursery, preschool, after school clubs or a creche

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    AARDVARK CHILDCARE SERVICES LTD

    Michelle Piggott

    admin@asrdvarkpreschoolandnursery.com

    01708371258

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000254583.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 31 August

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