Trinity Playcentre Ltd

Early Years Practitioner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Trinity Playcentre Ltd (Employer)

Realise Apprenticeships Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, Shifts TBC.
17 months (duration)
4 November 2021(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
2 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprentices play a crucial part in supporting delivery of welfare and care in the early years. Supported by a suitably qualified Early Years Educator, you will interact and work with the children on a day to day basis, supporting the planning and delivery of play activities.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Ensure the welfare and safety of children is promoted and report safeguarding issues and concerns to the person in charge
  • Support the planning and delivery of purposeful play activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Work with parents, colleagues and other agencies to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • Support the children to understand healthy life choices through engaging play activities
  • Take an active role in seeking out Continuous Professional Development opportunities during the apprentices programme and beyond
  • Use communication and knowledge of child development to engage with children and support those requiring additional support
  • 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
  • Carry out respectful care routines such as feeding, nappy changing and dental care
  • 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
  • Support children’s numeracy, literacy and language through a range of play activities and opportunities

Future Prospects

  • At the end of the apprenticeship you will be a highly trained Early Years Practitioner
  • There will then be opportunity to progress onto the Early Years Educator apprenticeship

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

  • No entry qualification required

Training Provided

  • If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard Programme, delivered through Trinity Playcentre's dedicated training provider, Realise
  • Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Trinity Playcentre 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
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