£9005 per year, 37 hours per week
Staffordshire University, Stoke
Early Years Educator
Our future is bright, how about yours?
We work in one of the brightest, lightest and most colourful areas of the University, with the most enquiring minds. So, whether it is water play, finger painting or imaginative play, you’ll be at the heart of the nursery, helping to ignite and inspire young and developing minds.
During your apprenticeship and beyond, you’ll be supported by senior and experienced practitioners, who will help, guide and more importantly give you access to new experiences, so that you can really get the most out of putting theory into practice.
We are very proud of our nursery at the university, especially as the nursery team have ensured that we are rated as OUTSTANDING by Ofsted, ensuring that our little people are in the safest of hands.
What you need to be successful in the role
The ambition to work within an outstanding Early Years setting
The dedication and a commitment to complete the Apprenticeship and receive your recognised qualification
Be inspired by young minds
Not frightened by helping out with grazed knees or bumps
Stamina to play all day with our children, we are open from 8am until 6pm
Caring, responsive with a willingness to get involved
A great story telling voice and willing to sing
What you can expect from us
Gain a recognised qualification - Level 3 Early Years Educator through Stoke on Trent College
29 days per year annual leave plus bank holidays
Full support during your apprenticeship and beyond
Career progression and fantastic long-term career opportunities
Additional training in safeguarding, food safety and paediatric first aid
Lunch with the children
A uniform to stop your clothes getting messy
An opportunity to be involved in wider university activities
The scintillating company of the most clever people we know, our children who are aged between 2 weeks and 5 years old