Apprentice Early Years Practitioner ST PETER AND ST PAUL CATHOLIC PRIMARY ACADEMY

Our vacancy requires a hardworking, flexible apprentice to join our nursery team to promote learning within the EYFS framework. An enthusiastic, caring individual with a love of working with children.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,816.00 to £19,333.60

    £6.40 per hour

    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

    To be confirmed during the interview

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255134

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To keep a proper record of achievement file on key children, for parents/carers
  • Strive to safeguard children by working to the organisation’s safeguarding Code of Conduct
  •  Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members
  • To attend weekly staff meeting
  • To be flexible within working practices of Setting
  • Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, cleaning the setting etc.
  • Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled
  •  Recording accidents as required
  • Look upon the setting as a "whole" where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children;
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker
  • Oversee lunchtime provision

Specific Child Care Tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child
  • To ensure the setting is of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from different cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are observed at all times

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 (GCSE) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Maths and English if required

On programme Training:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End point assessment:

  • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio
  • Knowledge Test

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of your apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade (Grade GCSE 9-4 (A* - C)) Desired

Things to consider

Weekly staff meeting till 4pm (currently a Tuesday, but could change) They can apply for 15 min overtime for each week they attend.

About the employer

A small nursery, with 24 full time places, attached to a successful one form entry primary school nestled in Scadbury Woods.

Employer

ST PETER AND ST PAUL CATHOLIC PRIMARY ACADEMY

Address

ST. PETER AND ST PAUL

CATHOLIC PRIMARY ACADEMY

ST. PAULS WOOD HILL

BR5 2SR

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Training

Training provider

LONDON SOUTH EAST COLLEGES

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

Evelyn Nartey

evelyn.nartey@lsec.ac.uk

020 3954 4152

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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