North Bushey Pre-School Ltd

North Bushey Preschool - Preschool Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

North Bushey Pre-School Ltd (Employer)

Aspire to Learn Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,360.00
32.5 hours per week Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 3.30pm
18 months (duration)
2 December 2022(start date)
Early years educator (apprenticeship standard)
1 December 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are a passionate hard-working team, looking for an enthusiastic pre-school apprentice who loves working with children and has a good work ethic to join our friendly motivated preschool.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervise and provide support and guidance for children
  • Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of supervisors
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with children
  • Model play, reading stories & singing
  • Follow instructions from supervisors
  • Supporting the team
  • Take part in training and continue to update skills and understand why it’s important
  • Take part in regular supervisions with manager, and become reflective in practice.
  • Follow rota
  • Follow and understand policies and procedures
  • Be interested, and build conversations with children
  • Be aware of safety and risks
  • Keep the preschool tidy
  • Can handle being outside in different weather conditions

Qualifications:

  • Early Year Educator Level 3
  • English and maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration:

  • 18 months

Desired skills/ Personal qualities:

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Be professional when dealing with parents and school visitors
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and work well within a team.
  • Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Responsible
  • Patient
  • Tidy
  • Well organised
  • Friendly
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Flair, passion & enthusiasm

Working Week:

  • 32.5 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • 30min lunch break
  • 20% time for studying
  • Team time only
  • They have 2 sessions per day with the lunch break in between and each shift is 3 hours

Salary:

  • 16-18yrs - £4.81 - £580 PM
  • 18+ £6.83 - £820 PM

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

  • Early Year Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • English and maths Functional Skills (If Required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential offer of a permanent position for the right candidate. • Will become a permanent member of the team if passing the training as well as meeting preschool’s standard

Reality Check

• Can be overwhelming of working with 2-5 year olds if one doesn’t have any experience of with working with such age group. • DBS check will be required prior enrolment. • Manager will be the first person to contact about performance.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Desired
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