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Advanced Apprenticeship Standard - Early Years Educator

Within this job role, you will be working alongside highly qualified practitioners offering a truly unique childcare service. You will be given a mentor who will dedicate their time to developing your skills with regards to following policy and procedure, tracking children痴 learning and development and ensuring outcomes for all children. Working within the nursery caring for, educating, monitoring, observing, assessing and daily planning for children 3 to 5 years.

To provide high quality play experiences both in and outside which fully implement the Children and Young People's Workforce Stage
Once competent/confident (DBS checked) carry out the personal care of children and complete observations and assessments
To communicate sensitively and professionally with parents/carers and children at all times, and follow instructions from your supervisor/manager
To ensure that families and children from all social and cultural groups feel valued and secure
To implement the Equality and Diversity policy by ensuring learning experiences are diverse to meet the needs of individual children and that play materials and play situations available to the children embrace diversity
To ensure that the room is safe at all times and the Health and Safety Policy is implemented
To make the room and the nursery welcoming and inclusive for all children and parents/carers
To ensure that all accidents and incidents are recorded and be aware of the First Aid procedure used in the Nursery
To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children

Desired Skills
Be committed to developing themselves to achieve a full working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
Good practical and problem solving skills
Ability to interact well with children, staff and families
Good organisational skills with attention to detail
Ability to follow guidance and instructions
Good communication and people skills
Ability to work independently on own initiative
Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work
Professional approach to work
Passion and enthusiasm for childcare
Must have a keen interest in the benefits of outdoor learning

Desired Personal Qualities
Ability to work flexibly
Conscientious and hardworking
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Patient, understanding and caring in nature
Willing to get involved in practical activities
Open, honest, reliable and trustworthy
Able to work as a cohesive and committed team member.
Able to manage a varied workload
Interested in working with young children
Flexible In your approach to work
Adaptable to change
Hard working and keen to develop new skills.
Pro-active in your approach

Desired Qualifications
Level 2 Early Years qualification. English and Maths GCSEs grades 9-4(A-C or equivalent)

Things to consider
You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS

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