Early Years Educator Apprentice

Arnold Lodge Prepcare Nursery

Warwickshire, CV32 5SE

Closes in 15 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 6 March 2024


Summary

Arnold Lodge Prepcare Nursery are expanding their team and are looking to appoint an Early Years Educator Level 3 apprentice. This would be a great opportunity for someone who holds a Level 2 qualification in Early Years. If you have knowledge/ experience and can provide an engaging/ caring environment, apply below.

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 (possible 4/5 days per week) Flexible to work shifts between 8am - 6pm (30-40 hours per week)

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

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
  • Functional Skills Maths/ English if required 
  • No day release 

Where you’ll work

Arnold Lodge Prepcare Nursery

31-33 Binswood Avenue

Leamington Spa

Warwickshire

CV32 5SE

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

STAFF SELECT LTD

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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (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
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    Arnold Lodge Prepcare is situated within the Arnold Lodge School site in the lovely town of Leamington Spa. The staff team are highly qualified and strive to offer the very highest standards of care and education, providing an engaging and caring environment where children can feel safe whilst reaching their full potential. If you can offer compassion, empathy, a sense of humour and are willing to follow their values, apply below.

    After this apprenticeship

    For the successful apprentice, opportunity for a full time role to continue to progress and develop within the setting. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    STAFF SELECT LTD

    Nova Training

    apprenticeships@novatraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000235624.

    Apply now

    Closes in 15 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

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