Early Years Educator Apprentice - Bearpark Primary School

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a high trained professional team in our Early Years Department. Do you hold a passion for working with children? This could be the role for you!

Reference Number:
Bearpark, Durham
Closing Date:
06 June 2023
Estimated Start Date:
September 2023
Qualification(s) Earned:
Early Years Educator - Level 3

Wages and Hours

30hrs & £158.40 per week. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm, Thursday (college) 9am – 4.45pm. 30 minutes for lunch. Role is term time only.

Job Description

To work in Early Years with some cover in Key stage 1.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support for Pupils, Teachers and the Curriculum

• Work in partnership with teachers and other professional agencies to provide effective support with learning activities • Awareness of and work within school policies and procedures • Support pupils to understand instructions, support independent learning and to promote the inclusion of all pupils • Implement and contribute to planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress • Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task based on the expectations for individual pupils • Under the guidance of a teacher monitor, assess and record pupil progress/activities • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher • Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher and in line with health and safety requirements • Support pupils in their social development and their emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate • Support pupils with SEND needs as appropriate • Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate and in line with school policies and procedures • Contribute to pupils plans and reports Early Years Educator Apprentice Ref: 1389 • Support the work of volunteers and other teaching assistants in the classroom • Support the use of ICT in the curriculum • Work with pupils not working to the normal timetable using Teacher’s planning • Undertake pupil record keeping and maintenance of records as requested • Assist in escorting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes, but not as a supervisory assistant • Maintain a clean, safe and tidy learning environment • Support children’s learning through play and planned learning activities • Support pupils in developing and implementing their own personal and social development • May be asked to administer medications subject to agreement and in line with school policy • Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence • Support the health, safety and welfare of children in EYFS/KS1 • Provide basic first aid, if appropriate, ensuring timely referral to the health service in emergency situations • Monitor and manage stock and supplies for the classroom

Support for the School

• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding/child protection, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person • Show a duty of care to pupils and staff and take appropriate action to comply with health and safety requirements at all times • Be aware of and support difference and ensure that all pupils have access to opportunities to learn and develop • Contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school • Maintain good relationships with colleagues and work together as a team • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals • Attend relevant meetings as required • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required • Demonstrate and promote commitment to equal opportunities and to the elimination of behaviour and practices that could be discriminatory

Person Specification

Qualities required:

• Communication skills • IT skills • Organisation skills • Customer care skills • Presentation skills • Number skills • Team working • Creative • Initiative • Non-judgemental • Patience

Qualifications required:

Maths and English at 9-4 or A*-C or the equivalent qualifications.

To apply for this apprenticeship email us your CV stating the reference "1389" at apprenticeships@bacoll.ac.uk.