Fledglings Nursery & Pre School

Apprentice Nursery Assistant


Fledglings Nursery & Pre School

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Weekly wage £224.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts/times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 29 November 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
27 November 2019 (application closing date)
We have an opportunity for an apprentice to join our Ofsted rated ’Good ’ Nursery team who are passionate about helping children in their early years to have fun whilst learning.


Key responsibilities:

  • Be trained to provide quality care and education for the children in your care and recognise that the health, safety, well-being and happiness of the children in your care is your responsibility
  • Be supported to work in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Value and respect all staff, children and parents/carers regardless of gender, disability, religion, sexuality, marital status, race, cultural background, age or any other form of potential prejudice, as set out in the Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Provide stimulating activities that promote children's learning under the guidelines of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum as appropriate for your key group of children
  • Attend staff meetings as appropriate. These will usually take place outside of normal working hours
  • Assist staff in keeping rooms looking presentable and inviting with fresh colourful displays, organised and safe storage solutions, and clean and tidy floors
  • Maintain health and safety standards within the room
  • Contribute to the cleaning of the nursery as a whole, as directed in the laundry and bathroom rotas
  • Be trained to be observant for any signs of abuse or neglect of children and keep accurate and confidential records followed by the appropriate action as necessary with the nursery manager involved throughout
  • Keep parents informed and involved with their children's achievements and progression within the nursery
  • Attend training courses relevant to the post on a regular basis to keep up to date on current legislation
  • Assist in constantly evaluating your own and the team’s practise and make improvements where identified
  • Assist in contributing to the annual self-evaluation of the whole nursery
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times as set out in the Confidentiality Policy
  • Assist in taking responsibility for how the room operates on a day-to-day basis

This list is not extensive and all other reasonable tasks and duties to assist the day-to-day running of the nursery are expected of each member of staff from time to time this list may be slightly altered or added to.

Future Prospects

To work and achieve level 3, room leader, supervisor.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Listening/reliable/punctual
  • Fill our daily reports/follow instructions
  • Passion for creative learning and child development

Qualities Required

  • Caring
  • Present yourself in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm at all times

Qualifications Required

No specific qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
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