You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a small village primary school. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard for the Early Years Educator.
Duties will include:
Specific Childcare Tasks:
Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child;
Our ethos is that all children should come to school to be motivated and inspired to achieve amazing things. Through an exciting, practical and child-led curriculum we promote a love of learning and develop resilient learners who are well prepared for the next stage of their education. We believe in the power of genuine relationships between staff, children and parents. We champion all children and insist they achieve their true potential with no excuses.
Great Ouseburn Community Primary School, Main Street, Great Ouseburn, York, YO26 9RG
Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.
End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion.
You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours).
You must complete the following approved qualifications mandated in the standard:
Ability to work as part of a team. You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues.
Maths and English GCSE graded C/4 or above (or equivalent) would be an advantage.
Level 2 Childcare qualification is essential.
You must be well presented and reliable.
You will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure Barring Service.
Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the wider childcare sector, e.g. Room Leader, Nursery Supervisor or Nursery Manager. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Levels 4 and 5 Foundation Degrees in Early Years.