Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated, independent apprentice to start as soon as possible, who will become part of our highly successful early years team. The apprentice will gain experience and become responsible for the learning of a small group of pupils within our Early Years setting, supporting them in all areas to become the best they can b

Desired skills

- To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety and welfare, safeguarding, behaviour, staff code of conduct.
- To respect confidentiality at all times and ensure compliance with GDPR.
- To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for Health, Safety and Wellbeing, and Safeguarding in the workplace.
- Ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the school’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
- To maintain positive and constructive professional relationships with colleagues, parents, pupils and others.
- To uphold the values of the School.

Personal qualities

- Reliable and punctual
- Flexible
- Friendly and polite
- Proactive and ability to show initiative
- Ambitious and desire to develop

Desired qualifications

GSCE Maths & English at 9-4 or A*- C or equivalent

Future prospects

To be determined upon completion of Apprenticeship

Things to consider

The vacancy is with very young children and we have extensive indoors and outdoors facilities so candidates should be prepared to work in both places in all weathers.
Over the course of the apprenticeship the candidate will become more responsible for collecting evidence of learning and following school policy and procedures linked to documenting this learning.

Important Other Information

Hours of work will be spread over the week with a one hour meeting each week after school.
The apprentice will also work the 5 INSET days we have across the year

Hours 8:30 to 15:30 – half hour lunch
Monday to Friday Term Time Plus 5 Days

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting nationally recognised qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.15 an hour (from April 2020 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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