What is the purpose of the job?
To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. Whilst you are gaining hands on experience in a high-quality childcare setting you will be working towards recognised childcare qualifications.
What do you have to achieve?
- With support, the individual needs of children are identified and met
- With support, equality of access and opportunity is given to all staff, parents and children
- Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times
- Positive working relationships with children, staff, parents and carers
Childcare and Education.
Ensuring that the children's individual needs are identified and met. You will be expected to promote positive relationships between the children and will be expected to develop friendly and professional relationships with parents and carers.
You will also be expected to be a positive, practical role model for the children, whilst supervising and supporting them at all times. You will ensure that the children are kept safe and that you fully understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.
Your duties will be dependent on your level of qualification but they will also include a wide range of interactive tasks, including setting up activities for the children, reading stories, playing games, helping at meal times, assisting with nappy changing and toileting and any other duties as necessary, along with joining in with play and creative activities, as this will be an important part of the role.
You will also help to ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Health and Safety:
You will adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures and be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.
The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added. This job description may be reviewed in the future.
At Kiddi Caru, you will be working towards an Early Years Practitioner Level 2 apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.
- Ongoing training and development
The vacancy dates are to be used as a guide. Should the right candidate be found, the vacancy may close early.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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- Communication skills
- Interpersonal skills
You must be:
- Enjoy working with children
- Able to work well in a team
- No qualifications required
- Early Years Practitioner Level 2
- Math's and English Functional skills if required