Julie Gould

Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Employer:

Julie Gould

Training Provider:

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £136.50
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - between 8am - 6pm.
duration: 12 months
start: 16 March 2020
REDDITCH
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
8 March 2020 (application closing date)
We are a full day care nursery in Redditch Town Centre, offering childcare for babies aged 3 months to 5 years old. Within the team the you will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Responsibilities

To work as part of a friendly team to help plan activities and meet the childrens day to day needs from changing nappies to helping them eat meals and to communicate and play with them whilst helping them learn.

The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other Key Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare (with the possibility of full-time employment after completion). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

Possibility of progressing onto Level 3.

Reality Check

Candidates are required to check the location of the vacancy and if they are able to travel to and from the vacancy on a daily basis Only candidates wanting to work in a childcare environment must apply.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Good Timekeeping
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Outgoing
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team 
  • Committed to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting

Qualifications Required

A*-C (9-4) GCSE grades or equivalent is desirable.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills English and Maths if needed 
  • ERR - Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
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