Apprentice Early Years Educator

Play-Away Day Nursery

An exciting opportunity to work in our Early Years Foundation Stage as a Teaching Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Weekly wage

£117.00

Total hours per week

30 hours

Expected duration

24 months

Possible start date

20 Oct 2020

Summary

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Supporting Teaching and Learning:

  • Develop a positive and supportive relationship with all pupils in EYFS
  • Be aware of the differing needs of pupils
  • Support the teachers in delivering effective early years practice
  • Assist the class teacher with maintaining the pupils’ records
  • Support the pupils emotional or behavioural needs and help develop their social skills

Administrative duties:

  • Prepare and present displays of pupils’ work
  • Support class teachers in photocopying and other tasks in order to support teaching

Standards and Quality Assurance:

  • Support the aims and ethos of the school
  • Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Attend team and staff meetings
  • Undertake professional duties that may be reasonably assigned by the head teacher e.g. Lunchtime supervision
  • Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety

Working week

Monday - Friday, between the hours of 07:45 and 18:00, shifts to be confirmed.

30 hour per week

Date posted

11 Sep 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Positions

1 available

Requirements and prospects

Skills

  • Flexible and adaptable 
  • A committed individual
  • Happy to have experience of working in Early Years and KS1
  • Able to communicate clearly and with correct spoken English 
  • Ability to deliver programmes and sessions in 1:1 and small groups under the direction of the teacher 
  • Keen to support learning through play
  • Willing to accept direction and advice and act on it
  • Enthusiastic and keen to be part of a team
  • Interest in SEN and/or Early Years provision

Qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • Level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
  • Ambitious - hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Future Prospects

This role could lead on to further employment as a Childcare Assistant.

About the employer

Play Away understand that the care and development of your child is a primary concern. Our nurseries in Beechwood and Langdale Road provide a safe and nurturing environment where your child can develop into a confident, independent and enquiring individual.

Employer

Play-Away Day Nursery

Address

Langdale Road
Runcorn
WA7 5PY

Training provider

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (if applicable)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Training framework

Early Years Educator

Training provider

J.M. EDUCATION LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by J.M. EDUCATION LIMITED

Contact

Gemma Perry

gemma@jmret.com

0151 609 1193

Application instructions

Application closing date: 10 Oct 2020

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