Early Years Educator Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Wetherell Nursery (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.
18 months (duration)
7 December 2020(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Barnardos Bow and Wetherell Nurseries are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about offering babies young children the best possible start in life and who are interested in gaining a Level 3 Ofsted recognised qualification in Early Years Education


You will learn how to plan and implement inclusive play, promote speech, language and communication development and ensure that everything you do is in line with safeguarding and equality policies and procedures. You will also learn how to use reflective practice to get the most from your own continuous professional development.

Your roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years
  • To ensure that the nursery is a clean, safe environment for children, staff and others
  • To follow the training and guidance to safeguard the children at all times
  • Developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
  • To help ensure we meet Ofsted requirements at all times
  • To understand and work to Barnardo’s nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes
  • To prepare snacks and serve meals
  • To be a key worker alongside the key person
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments, incident forms, daily logs etc.
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with Barnardo’s aims and objectives

Future Prospects

  • At the end of a successful apprenticeship Barnardo’s will endeavour to find an appropriate role employment within the organisation or as part of our Talent Pool Agency to help find suitable employment.

Skills Required

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with children and parents
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Administrative and basic IT skills

Qualities Required

  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to work in a busy environment
  • Passion for working with children
  • Willing to follow instructions and to learn

Qualifications Required

  • 5 x GCSE grades 4/C's or above or equivalent
  • Level 2 in Childcare

Training Provided

  • Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 18-month apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator
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