The Apprentice Nursery Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the provision of a caring, secure environment for children and for organising and delivering a range of activities and play work that meet their needs. The apprentice must be willing to learn and take some responsibilities:
- Supervising children play time
- Engaging children in learning and pay activities
- Keeping and updating records
- Working with team members
- Maintaining a high standard or operation
- Attending staff meetings
As an Apprentice you will be included on a Childcare qualification. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.
The vacancy will be permanent for the duration of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will be offered an opportunity to apply for a full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship if all other aspects of performance are being achieved.
Due to the location of the business, applicants will require their own method of transport to get to the site.
This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.
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
- Professionalism and Teamwork
- Communication and Listening
- Initiative and Time Management
- Taking Care Of Children
- Being Happy and Fun
- Being Flexible and Understanding
- Being Proactive and Motivated
Level 2 Early Years Practitioner.
Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.
Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.
Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.