What will the apprentice be doing?
To teach children, offering a high level of support and stimulation. To monitor and evaluate children’s learning through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies.
To be aware of any special needs a child may have and to familiarise oneself with relevant play and learning plans.
To support the playgroup’s commitment on safeguarding children.
To attend staff meetings as required and input ideas.
To attend training courses and meetings as required and participate in performance development.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
An apprenticeship is a job with training which enables you to earn while you learn.
The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.
Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will achieve these qualifications as part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained.
Along with the apprenticeship standard, the apprentice will also achieve a
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner diploma.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
We are a small setting so can't guarantee a permanent position on completion but the right candidate could complete Level 2 and Level 3 training with us and, hopefully there might be a role available after that.
Reality CheckDBS will be required.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent N/A (Grade 4 or equivalent) Desired