Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.
An apprentice in this role will work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher or other suitably qualified professional the Early Years Workforce. They will work in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child and engage with children to support their learning and development.
As part of the Apprenticeship, you will have monthly workplace visits from a Learning Development Advisor, with 6 hours per week off the job training which will be tracked. You will build a portfolio showing your work-based evidence.
- Ideally, candidates will have 4 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English & maths or equivalent
Apprentices without English or maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment
- Clear DBS Check (Disclosure & Barring Service)
- Employment in the industry
What you will study
- Children’s development from birth to 5yrs
- Safeguarding, Welfare and Health and Wellbeing of Children
- Working with Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
- Dietary Guidance
- Communicating with Children/Parents/Carers
- Care routines
- Health & Safety
- Encourage Children’s verbal and non-verbal communication
- Implement and review activities to support children’s play, creativity, social development and learning
- Care and compassion
- Honesty, trust and integrity
- Positive work ethic
- Being team-focused
L2 Early Years Practitioner
- Manager of an Early Years Setting