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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner

Are you interested in working in the Early Years sector and gaining a recognisable qualification? If so, we have an exciting opportunity - hdc Dartington are recruiting for two apprentices.

Why join our family?

Every year we review our salaries and benefits and you won’t want to miss out on some excellent additions for 2022! We offer excellent salaries (above UK living wage), additional days off to ensure you have a positive work-life balance and a fabulous benefit package!

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for Apprentice Educators to join our newly refurbished hdc Dartington nursery. As an Apprentice Educator you will have the opportunity to rotate around the different nursery rooms gaining hands on experience with each age group from babies up to our preschool leavers. This, coupled with our apprentice training and support from our hdc Academy will equip you with all the skills, experience and qualifications to apply to progress into a qualified Early Years Educator role with us.

Day to day you will learn to:

  • Support your team in the delivery of childcare routines
  • Be responsible for the delivery of our 'learning through play and In The Moment’ educational ethos and hdc curriculum
  • Innovate with activities and inspire learning and development with the children you work with
  • Promote child welfare and ensure safeguarding procedures are followed

What you will need to bring with you:

  • Passionate and positive
  • Driven by a ‘make it happen’ attitude
  • Take part in a service of excellence
  • High energy brought to every task you take on
  • Reliable, hardworking and ready to learn

What we will offer you:

  • Great salaries, we pay Real Living Wages
  • Progression opportunities and in-house training
  • Hygge-inspired staff spaces for relaxation
  • Excellent holiday entitlement including birthdays and Christmas Eve
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • 25% off nursery fees
  • Up to 5 emergency backup sessions for nursery-aged children
  • Free drinks and snacks
  • Charity sponsorships
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free Uniform, fleece and water bottle
  • Monthly rewards and group surprises

Training / experience / qualifications

  • GCSE English and Maths
  • A level qualifications are desirable – any subjects

Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Locations: Newton Abbot, Kingsteignton, Dartington, Dartmouth

Salary:  £6.50 per hour