Little Chestnuts Pre-School

Early Years Educator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Little Chestnuts Pre-School (Employer)

Realise Apprenticeships Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week 30 Hours per week, shifts TBC.
18 months (duration)
30 October 2021(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
18 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To support with day to day running of the job settings.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and carry out child initiated and adult led play activities supporting children’s individual needs and interests
  • Provide play activities which encourage and promote children’s numeracy, literacy and language development
  • Undertake the role of the key person to help children feel safe, secure and valued
  • Carries out observations and use these effectively to understand the changing needs of their individual key children and plan for the interests in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Carry out care routines such as nappy changing, toileting, hand washing and feeding routines with care, respect and compassion
  • Work in partnership with other professionals, parents, colleagues and children to meet the individual needs of children
  • Ensure the welfare, well-being and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous
  • Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Support children who are experiencing transitions such as moving to school or birth of a sibling, using your knowledge of the children to support them
  • Take an active part in the completion of their apprenticeship, meeting deadlines set by their Trainer Assessor and working with the dedicated mentor to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Work in a non-discriminatory way to ensure all children have equal access to opportunities

Future Prospects

  • At the end of the apprenticeship you will be a highly trained Early Years Educator. Depending on the setting in which you work you could progress onto becoming a room leader or taking on additional specialisms such as Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator or the Designated Safeguarding Lead

Reality Check

  • You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of the employers safer recruitment process

Skills Required

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Time management

Qualities Required

  • Passionate
  • Empathetic
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Dedicated

Qualifications Required

  • Previous Level 2 qualification and experience is preferred

Training Provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Little Chestnuts Pre-school will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

If successful, you will complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice programme, delivered through Little Chestnuts Pre-school's dedicated training provider, Realise.

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) 
  • Functional skills if needed
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