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Vacancy Details - Oldham College

Advanced Apprentice Early Years Educator

About the employer: We have been delivering high standards of early years nursery care and education for over 25 years. We have 6 nurseries around Oldham and Rochdale. During their time at our nursery, children will enjoy all the wonderful things that childhood brings, fun, laughter, learning and sharing. The atmosphere is relaxed, happy and fun and we provide a wide range of learning and discovery opportunities to help children in our care reach their full potential, whatever their age and abilities.

Overview of the role (what will the learner be doing and what will the learner gain): We have a vacancy for a Level 3 Apprentice in Early Years for our nursery in Chadderton. This Business is looking to grow their existing team with an energetic, well presented, confident person.You will work as part of a team, to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment which encourages children to learn. You will assist the key worker for a specified number of children and take part in the day-to-day responsibility for the care, well-being, monitoring of that group, helping to keep up to date records and writing observations as necessary
You will assist staff and contribute effectively to the development and implementation of the Foundation Stage.

Training to be provided (Qualifications to be gained):
Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)
Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities & Rights in Health, Social Care or Children & Young People's Settings
Level 2 English Functional Skills
Level 2 Mathematics Functional Skills
Level 2 ICT Functional Skills

Desired skills:
Be committed to developing themselves to achieve a full working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
Be well organised and able to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive approach to their work and relationships with others

Desired personal qualities:
Be encouraging and have drive and enthusiasm
Be positive and professional in all aspects of communication with colleagues, parents and carers and the wider community

Future prospects:
Team Leader
Room Leader

Vacancy description:
To contribute to maintaining effective health, safety and child protection procedures
To provide high standards of childcare and education, to include the monitoring and implementation of children’s development, includes providing a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.
Help with a high standard of personal care including, dressing, feeding and washing children
To help provide a safe, interesting and stimulating environment
Good communication skills required as you will be part of a team and may have to speak with parents
To undertake and commit to training towards the achievement of a formal qualification

Desired qualifications
Maths and English GCSE grades 3+ (A-D)

Extra questions you’d like to ask candidate’s
Do you have a Level 2 Early Years qualification?
Do you have experience of working in a nursery setting?

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