St Helens College have a fantastic opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner. The role will involve supporting the team with providing a homely, safe and caring environment where all children can feel happy and develop to their full potential. This will be an ideal opportunity to gain key experience and knowledge in working in a Nursery setting.
Closing date: today
Total hours per week: 36
Possible start date
25 Oct 2022
16 Sep 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
To provide a homely, safe and caring environment where all children can feel happy and develop to their full potential. Our aims and objectives set out the ways in which we will meet our mission to provide friendly, inclusive care and education for all children and families.
- To provide a safe and secure environment for children 0-5 years using the Nursery facility and also being responsible for a number of allocated Key Children
- To plan and carry out age-appropriate activities and experiences surrounding the EYFS framework, taking into consideration all seven areas of learning and Key Children’s individual current stage of development and Characteristics of Effective Learning
- To complete and keep up to date with Key children’s individual tracker profiles
- To provide next steps to help children’s progression by using information that has been gathered from children’s individual tracker profiles
- To work as part of an established team which will include carrying out daily checks both indoors and outdoors, ensuring a clean and well-resourced environment and supporting other members of staff
- To complete registers on children’s arrival and departure, ensure daily dairies are completed and information is relayed to parents daily
- To build positive relationships with parents and other family and liaise on a day-to-day basis always maintaining confidentiality
- Being aware of current protocols for referring children who may require additional support, liaising with the Nursery SENCO and other professionals involved to give full integration into the setting
- To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are always observed
- Attending regular staff meetings and Early Years training courses that may take place out of normal working hours
- Being aware of all policies and procedures and ensure they are always adhered to
- Ensure all necessary paperwork is completed i.e., accident and medication forms
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Early Year Practitioner Level 2
- Maths and English Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 (if needed)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Potentially move onto the level 3 early years apprenticeship or potentially gain permanent employment.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
About the employer
ST HELENS COLLEGE
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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