Apprentice Early Years Educator - Stacy Ross Childminder - KA 113

Company overview

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 

  • 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:

  • Able 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.


Location: Halewood
Contracted hours: 30-40 per week 
Hourly rate of pay: NMW for age 
Closing date: 19 January, 2022

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