Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

FIELD HOUSE DAY CARE NURSERY LTD T/A FIELD HOUSE NURSERY

Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 5HA

Closes today at 11:59pm

Posted on 14 June 2024


Summary

This is your opportunity to join an outstanding team of dedicated, professional practitioners. During the apprenticeship you will work alongside staff who are passionate and enthusiastic about their roles, allowing you to develop valuable skills and knowledge. Plan and carry out a range of activities with children.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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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 (shifts TBC) between 8.00am - 6.00pm

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 22 July

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

Positions available

2

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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • One day per week to attend training in Hanley
  • GCSE in English and maths or Level 2 Functional Skills if required
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Safety

Where you’ll work

2 Munro Street

Stoke-on-Trent

ST4 5HA

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

E.QUALITY 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

    Essential qualifications

    NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent in:

    • Early Years (grade Pass)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Mathematics (grade 4)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Caring and empathetic
    • Sense of humour

    About this company

    Established Day Care nursery offering places for 0-5 years. Recently graded, again, by OFSTED as OUTSTANDING, we pride ourselves on our highly qualified and experienced team. Our staff are passionate about the role they play for a short period in a child’s life and believe that a child’s early experiences are their preparation for life.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Senior nursery position in a setting
    • Higher level apprenticeship in leadership and management

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    E.QUALITY TRAINING LIMITED

    Liam Lambert

    liamlambert@equality.training

    01785 815115

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257958.

    Apply now

    Closes today at 11:59pm

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