Apprentice Nursery Assistant - Advanced (Level 3)

Cottontails Day Nursery Ltd (Employer)

GP Strategies (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £195.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours TBC
18 months (duration)
26 July 2021(start date)
Early Years Educator (apprenticeship standard)
19 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking to take on an apprentice to either undertake the Level 3 Early Years qualification whilst learning the role of a Nursery Assistant and providing high quality childcare to our children.

Responsibilities

Day to day duties include:

  • Support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery
  • Provide high quality childcare to our children
  • Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play
  • Work with all age groups, changing every 6 months
  • Learn, understand and implement the policies and procedures within the nursery
  • Understand the values and principles of the sector and implement in your daily routine with the children
  • Follow the EYFS when caring for our children
  • Support and promote diversity and equality
  • Gain a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children
  • Contributecomplete childrens observations and records with your key children
  • Build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internalexternal professionals demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations
  • Ensure rooms that you work in are maintained using health and safety standards- completing risk assessments and opening and closing checks when required
  • Ensure you follow the planning that is provided, differentiate it for your key children and evaluate effectively
  • Complete observations on key children and give these to the deputy manager on a weekly basis

Future Prospects

A full time role within the setting on completion of the apprenticeship, depending on performance.

Skills Required

  • Childcare experience is preferable but not a necessity
  • Good communication skills - Both written and verbal
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Qualities Required

  • An affinity/passion for working with young children
  • Reliable, enthusiastic and flexible
  • A creative thinker with a good sense of humour

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent are preferable but not a necessity.

Training Provided

Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard.

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