Apprentice Early Years Educator

Hylton Red House Nursery School

Rotherham Rd,, SR5 5QL

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 9 July 2024


Summary

Do you want to become a qualified Early Years Professional? Are you committed to a career in the Early Years sector? This role is ideal for anyone who has a genuine passion for working with children and is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. This is an opportunity to train with an Outstanding maintained nursery school.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 to £22,010.56 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, full days. Total hours per week: 37. Shift patterns are responsive to business demand. Opening is 7.30am and latest finish time 6.00pm. Shifts can change (with notice provided) as required.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

1 Year 6 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

Qualification: Early Years Educator Level 3.

This Level 3 course is for anyone interested in building a career in the children and young people’s workforce.

This includes learning the following:

  • EYFS
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and diversity
  • Young children’s development
  • Importance of play
  • Communicating with babies and young children
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of children
  • Supporting children with special educational needs (SEND)
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • Paediatric First Aid

Training will be based at Hylton Red House Nursery School.

Where you’ll work

Hylton Red House Nursery School.

Sunderland

Rotherham Rd,

SR5 5QL

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

CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

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

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4 or A*-C)
    • Maths (grade 9-4 or A*-C)

    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
    • 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

    Other requirements

    Shift patterns are responsive to business demand. Opening is 7:30am and latest finish time 6:00pm. Shifts can change (with notice provided) as required. The role includes outdoor working and candidates must be prepared and motivated. The role will require an interview with the nursery, and DBS checks and references will be obtained before securing an offer of placement

    About this company

    Hylton Red House Nursery School is a maintained nursery school in Sunderland, rated Outstanding by Ofsted since 2013. We are offering you an opportunity to apply for an early years childcare apprenticeship, to start your career in childcare and education, which could lead to various career progression roots and further training upon completion. We are a school, and we provide the highest level of care and education for our children. Training with us will prepare you for work across all early years settings – daycare to EYFS classes in primary schools.

    https://www.hyltonredhousenurseryschool.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    By completing the early years level 3 apprenticeship qualification, this confirms competence under supervision in these areas and serves as a progression pathway to the required successful career in childcare. 

    Should vacancies arise at the time of course completion, the candidate will be considered for that post subject to application.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263511.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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