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APPRENTICESHIPS

EARLY YEARS & EDUCATION

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If you’re passionate about working with children, young people and families we have a range of apprenticeships in the West Midlands to help you progress your career. You’ll learn how to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and deliver the best possible outcomes for everyone involved.

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EARLY YEARS Apprenticeships Available

Early Years Practitioner lEVEL 2

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will be responsible for supporting child-initiated and adult-led activities based around the needs and interests of each individual child, supporting children’s learning through planned, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes and working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe and secure.

EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR LEVEL 3​

As an Early Years Educator, you will plan and supervise child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based
around the needs and interests of each individual child, support children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play and have a responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure.

Children, Young people and families practitioner Level 4

As a Children, Young People and Families Practitioner you will be working with children, young people and families, (and their carers), to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people and families, being skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. You will also be required to agree with the child, young person or family regarding any specific interventions or referrals.  Your approach will need to be one of respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and stay safe, working alongside other professionals and organisations to share the responsibility for improving outcomes.

Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5

An Early Years Lead Practitioner is a proactive and influential practitioner, working directly with children, skilfully leading day to day practice at an operational level. As active practitioners they are effective role models of play-based learning, supporting others to develop their own practice. They are highly skilled professionals who take an operational lead for the care, learning and development of all young children within their care, adapting to individual needs and providing inclusive and holistic provision. They engage with sector developments both locally and nationally, with a commitment to developing their own professional and educational competencies.

Playworker level 2

As a Playworker you will need to have excellent communication skills to support children and their families. You will be required to Implement the organisation’s policies and procedures, reporting all difficulties and concerns to your line manager and have an understanding of different theories of play and Playwork and know when and how to implement these to support children’s individual needs. You will be required to participate in all necessary training and continuing professional development, maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of play and the legal requirements for an environment where children play.

Teaching Assistant Level 3

As a Teaching Assistant, you will support the class teacher to enhance students’ progress and development either in groups or individually, ensuring that students understand their work, know their learning objectives, and display positive learning behaviours to make progress. You will deliver individual and small group teaching and apply a range of strategies to support students of different abilities under the professional direction and supervision of a qualified teacher and you may support students with special educational needs and disabilities or with social, emotional, and mental health vulnerabilities.

APPRENTICESHIPS

EARLY YEARS & EDUCATION

If you’re passionate about working with children, young people and families we have a range of apprenticeships in the West Midlands to help you progress your career. You’ll learn how to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and deliver the best possible outcomes for everyone involved.

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EARLY YEARS Apprenticeships Available

Early Years Practitioner lEVEL 2

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will be responsible for supporting child-initiated and adult-led activities based around the needs and interests of each individual child, supporting children’s learning through planned, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes and working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe and secure.

Early Years Educator Level 3

As an Early Years Educator, you will plan and supervise child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based
around the needs and interests of each individual child, support children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play and have a responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure.

APPRENTICESHIPS

EARLY YEARS & EDUCATION

If you’re passionate about working with children, young people and families we have a range of apprenticeships in the West Midlands to help you progress your career. You’ll learn how to collaborate with multiple stakeholders and deliver the best possible outcomes for everyone involved.

Untitled design (96)
Untitled design (94)

EARLY YEARS Apprenticeships Available

Early Years Practitioner lEVEL 2

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will be responsible for supporting child-initiated and adult-led activities based around the needs and interests of each individual child, supporting children’s learning through planned, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes and working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe and secure.

Early Years Educator Level 3

As an Early Years Educator, you will plan and supervise child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based
around the needs and interests of each individual child, support children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play and have a responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure.

Children, Young people and families practitioner Level 4

As a Children, Young People and Families Practitioner you will be working with children, young people and families, (and their carers), to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people and families, being skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. You will also be required to agree with the child, young person or family regarding any specific interventions or referrals.  Your approach will need to be one of respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and stay safe, working alongside other professionals and organisations to share the responsibility for improving outcomes.

Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5

An Early Years Lead Practitioner is a proactive and influential practitioner, working directly with children, skilfully leading day to day practice at an operational level. As active practitioners they are effective role models of play-based learning, supporting others to develop their own practice. They are highly skilled professionals who take an operational lead for the care, learning and development of all young children within their care, adapting to individual needs and providing inclusive and holistic provision. They engage with sector developments both locally and nationally, with a commitment to developing their own professional and educational competencies.

Playworker level 2

As a Playworker you will need to have excellent communication skills to support children and their families. You will be required to Implement the organisation’s policies and procedures, reporting all difficulties and concerns to your line manager and have an understanding of different theories of play and Playwork and know when and how to implement these to support children’s individual needs. You will be required to participate in all necessary training and continuing professional development, maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of play and the legal requirements for an environment where children play.

Teaching Assistant Level 3

As a Teaching Assistant, you will support the class teacher to enhance students’ progress and development either in groups or individually, ensuring that students understand their work, know their learning objectives, and display positive learning behaviours to make progress. You will deliver individual and small group teaching and apply a range of strategies to support students of different abilities under the professional direction and supervision of a qualified teacher and you may support students with special educational needs and disabilities or with social, emotional, and mental health vulnerabilities.