Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

Heaton Preschool Nursery

Location: Bolton

Brief overview of the role

An exciting opportunity to work in our Early Years Foundation Stage. to help Heaton Preschool develop children’s needs and interests in a flexible way, and engage their imaginations.​ For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Vacancy description

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Supporting Development and Learning:

  • Develop a positive and supportive relationship with all children in EYFS
  • Be aware of the differing needs of children.
  • Support the practitioners in delivering effective early years practice
  • Assist the room leader with maintaining the children’s records
  • Support the children’s’ emotional or behavioural needs and help develop their social skills

Administrative duties:

  • Prepare and present displays of children’s work
  • Support room leaders in photocopying and other tasks in order to support their responsibilities.

Standards and Quality Assurance:

  • Support the aims and ethos of the nursery
  • 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 practitioner e.g. Lunchtime supervision
  • Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety

Desired skills

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • 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 room leader
  • 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

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • Level of maturity with working in a EYE setting will be required
  • Ambitious – hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Desired qualifications

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

Training to be provided

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

Working week

Monday – Friday, between the hours of 07:00 and 18:00 (to be confirmed).

Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly wage

£166.00

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