St Johns Playgroup

Early Years Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

St Johns Playgroup (Employer)

The Growth Company (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £118.28
28.5 hours per week 07:30 - 18:00, 3 days a week. (28.5 hours due to business needs).
15 months (duration)
19 October 2020(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
14 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

St Johns Playgroup are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Early Years Apprentice.


Duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting families
  • Listening to children’s stories of awe and wonder
  • Getting messy
  • Reading stories
  • Cleaning up after meals, with a smile on your face
  • Singing songs whilst carrying out caring duties
  • Making the ordinary exciting and interesting
  • Coming up with new teaching ideas with your team
  • Completing observations and snapshots of learning

Future Prospects

We will look after you and your professional development by offering birthdays off, bonuses for 100% attendance, discounted childcare fees, fantastic training opportunities and great career progression (our nursery managers aren’t appointed, they are nurtured and grown).

Skills Required

  • A proven record of outstanding attendance
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to complete assigned training on time
  • To take direction and instruction with a smile on your face
  • To research teaching ideas independently and present them to your team
  • To be able to think on your feet and spot a job that needs to be done
  • To communicate effectively and clearly with the children in your care

Qualities Required

  • To be of a smiley pleasant disposition, keen to learn and develop

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

A qualification in Childcare would be looked upon favourably.

Training Provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

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