Lancashire County Council

Early Years Level 3 Apprenticeship - Whitegate Nursery - Advanced (Level 3)

Lancashire County Council (Employer)

Nelson and Colne College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £7,768.80
36.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.00-4pm (5 pm on Wednesday)
24 months (duration)
20 October 2020(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Join our team and share our educational philosophy on the provision of high-quality, creative learning opportunities with a view to developing the whole child. We provide a safe, happy learning environment, which enables our children to acquire a wide range of knowledge, skills and practical abilities.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Supporting the learning of individuals and groups of children under the supervision of the class teacher. To be the key person for a small number of children. Supporting meal and snack times. Assist the class teacher in planning for the needs of the class and individuals and groups of children and the assessment of their learning and development. Work well as part of the class team.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A full induction. School based training and INSET, opportunities to visit and observe in other classes, safeguarding, health and safety training are mandatory, off the job training to focus on course requirements

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

They would be qualified EY educator and could seek empolyment in this role or further education towards Early Years Teacher Status

Reality Check

Role focuses on working with small children, setting has high expectations of all staff to be excellent role models in and out of work, curriculum in the school is based on hands-on practical learning through meaningful play experiences indoors and out.

Skills Required

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or better) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or better) Desired
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