An Early years Apprentice should have a passion for early years education and be committed key workers whose focus is on being with the children and delivering the highest standards of care.
Key responsibilities for the role:
- To ensure the highest standards of early years care and education of the children in your room.
- To assist with the maintenance of an organized, safe and stimulating room environment.
- To strive consistently for best practice in accordance with company policies.
- To be a key worker responsible for a specific group of children.
- Continually develop a sound knowledge of the setting, policies and procedures.
- Follow guidance from supervisor to ensure operational compliance to the EYFS and other regulatory frameworks.
- Maintain expected high standards of hygiene, safety and organisation within the room.
- Actively participate in the planning and setting up of activities that reflect the children’s needs and interests.
- Engage in communication and language with all children giving them opportunities to experience a rich language environment, boost the language skills of all children particularly those at risk of language delay.
- Complete any designated records accurately and according to deadlines.
- Carry out meaningful and accurate observations on key children and complete associated reports.
- Communicate in a professional manner with parents, giving them regular feedback.
- Ensure close supervision of the children at all times.
- Respect the settings resources and take pride in the environment.
- Promote positive links through daily interactions with parents and carers.
- Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and all employees are required to act in a manner that safeguards the health, safety and well-being of the children in our nurseries at all times.
Your skills, experience and qualifications
- To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship training course.
- Enthusiasm and initiative.
- Approachable and friendly.
- A capacity for teamwork.
- A passion for early years education.
- An ability to interact professionally with parents.
- A commitment to further training and professional development.
- Good literacy skills.
Contracted hours: 30 – 40 hours per week
Hourly rate of pay: NMW for age
Closing date: 15 July, 2022
How to apply