9062-12 Level 3 End-point Assessment for ST0135/AP03 Early Years Educator (Distinction)
Early Years Educators are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings and as childminders. They can work on their own or supervise others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements for the learning, development and care of children up to 5 years old. (IFATE Standard Reference Number 0135 and City & Guilds Qualification Number 9062-12)
This person has met the distinction criteria for all eligible components of the Level 3 Early Years Educator end-point assessment. They have demonstrated the required knowledge of the underlying theory. This person uses multiple strategies to promote positive behaviours and they establish effective partnerships with parents/carers. They can evidence how curriculum based planning and leading of activities leads to accelerated learning. They encourage participation and help the child to socialise.
This person can maintain accurate records and complies with safeguarding, data protection and health and safety policies, improving their own practice in relation to those. They carry out appropriate observation assessment across a range of contexts using different methods. They can work in a team and can identify and support children with additional and diverse needs, using early intervention strategies.
They promote healthy lifestyles through the planning of physical activities and meals, using relevant strategies. They undertake risk assessments and actively seek opportunities for professional development.