Apprentice Childcare Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

St Michael's Nursery (Employer)

Harrow College and Uxbridge College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Mon-Fri -TBA
24 months (duration)
9 October 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to begin your career in early year’s education has arisen.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Give support to other team members throughout the nursery setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Look upon the nursery as a ‘whole’ where you can help be most utilised; be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the school’s equal opportunities policy
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Commit to Safeguarding children and provide support to other staff in ensuring children are kept safe and happy
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing equipment etc
  • Work alongside the team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the school

Future Prospects

Discussed at Interviews

Skills Required

  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to take constructive feedback
  • Good verbal communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Common Sense
  • Dedicated
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Positive attitude
  • General interest in working with young children

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent); maths, English, ICT (or Science) Grade C/4 or above

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Qualification Level 2

For level 2 apprenticeships, apprentices without English and mathematics at level 2 must achieve level 1 English and mathematics

Reediness for End Point Assessment

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