Early Years Apprentice DAZZLING STARS LTD

Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within the early learning year’s sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    £6.50 an 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

    Monday - Friday between 9.00am - 3.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255246

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working with children between the ages of 2-5 years, organising activities, being pro-active with the help and care carried out within the early years teaching sector
  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children
  • Change nappies, help to potty trained, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children
  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day-to-day learning and play activities
  • Ensure that the setting is safe, and very clean and well-presented
  • Ensure the toilets, kitchen and restroom are clean and well looked after
  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner
  • Practitioner to contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s confidentiality policy
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment

The training you will be getting

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

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

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. Progression to a Level 3 Early Years Educator.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical 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

About the employer

We have created high quality pre- school that is welcoming and inclusive Dazzling stars is rich in educational toys that are enjoyable and stimulant for effective learning Every child flourishes & fulfils their potential@ Dazzling Stars We provide highest standard of care Dazzling Stars is run by Early Years Professionals We pride ourselves in our outside activities where we explore with our children i.e. Trips to the Farm, Grocery shop, Local Library, Post Office and Local banks.

Employer

DAZZLING STARS LTD

Address

Dazzling Stars Pre-School

Riverside View

Saltford Close

DA8 1SA

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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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