Through our programme, you will work in The Early Years. You will make sure children learn through play, are kept active and that they are looked after. You will also help children develop social and practical skills.
The National School Apprenticeship programme presents a unique opportunity to start a career working in a school. You will receive comprehensive training throughout the apprenticeship and ongoing support from the school.
Whilst on the Children and Young Peoples Workforce apprenticeship, you will work closely with children in their learning and development. You will help to plan and carry out activities and lessons plans to motivate children and help them learn through inventive and imaginative use of resources.
At the end of your apprenticeship you will of achieve the nationally recognised Children and Young Peoples Workforce qualification, as well as valuable work experience, that will provide you with the best chance possible of being offered a full-time role within a school or business.
Below is a summary of your key roles and responsibilities:
- Help to motivate children and develop their learning abilities.
- Contribute to the provision of a secure environment for the children to learn.
- Assisting in developing teaching resources.
- Helping to create visual aids to stimulate learning.
- Help to make use of resources in an engaging way.
- Assisting with children's development of personal, social and language skills;
- Supporting and helping to develop the children's basic skills
- Working with the children in order to help develop their curiosity and expand upon their knowledge.
- Work with teaching assistants, nursery nurses and other members of staff, to plan and coordinate work indoors and outdoors.
- Be aware of and comply with the policies and procedures relating to child protection, equality and diversity, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
- Willing and able to complete all learning and assessment requirements of the relevant framework
- Able to establish good working relationships with staff, pupil's parents and outside agencies
- Team player
- Good time management
- Hold GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths
'A happy, welcoming school in which pupils blossom.' Ofsted 2016 We are a large, popular and all-inclusive school in Moss Side, Manchester. We welcome children of all races, faiths, languages and cultures and are renowned for doing so.
We also have a Resourced Provision for 7 pupils with pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Our 2015 KS2 results places us 7th of all schools in England for pupil progress, and attainment across school continues to rise impressively. Alongside rigorous attention to core skills, we promote a unique entitlement to education in the arts, through partnerships with arts organisations such as Manchester Camerata, one of Europe's leading chamber orchestras, Z-Arts, and a range of other musicians and artists. Our recent Ofsted inspection graded us 'Good' and noted several outstanding features. This was the third consecutive Ofsted 'Good' judgement.
We have a recently remodelled and refurbished building and large mature grounds.
We currently hold the Artsmark, two SSAT Educational Outcome Awards, the International Schools Award, and the Diamond Cultural Diversity Standard and Parental Engagement Quality Standard. The school is in a process of rapid expansion and having recruited Teaching Assistants who have completed Apprenticeships in the past, we are now looking to build on our successful track record of training and developing talent by delivering our own Apprenticeship in our Early Years Foundation Stage.
For more information;
- Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce
- Employee rights and responsibilities
- Functional Skills (if required)
Contract Term: 60 weeks
Contract Type: Intermediate level apprenticeship
Application Contact: Kate Wardle
Closing Date: 02.12.2016