Angels Nursery Limited

Apprentice Nursery Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Angels Nursery Limited (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £165.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
15 months (duration)
5 February 2022(start date)
Early years practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available at Angles Nursery in Kettering. They are looking for an apprentice to join their Nursery team, and work towards a Childcare level 2 qualification.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • To Ensure children's welfare and safety are your primary concern
  • To maintain high standards throughout the nursery, implementing all policies and procedures at all times
  • To ensure good practices are implemented regarding health and safety and hygiene
  • To be aware of the Child Protection policy and know what to do if a suspicion arises
  • To encourage child development through effective, age-appropriate activities and play
  • Over time, take responsibility for a small group of 'Key Children' and completing observations and folders
  • To liaise with parents/carers on a regular basis
  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy environment
  • To be aware of the fire precautions and procedures and know your specific role in case of an emergency
  • To have a clear understanding of all dietary requirements and allergies
  • To display children's work, ensuring displays are labelled, neat and changed on a regular basis
  • To attend regular staff meetings to ensure we maintain a professional, caring and consistent service
  • To attend any training deemed necessary to develop your career and improve performance
  • To work as part of a team but also use own initiative
  • You will not be expected to take full Key Worker responsibility until induction training and support has been provided by the manager

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, this will involve a Regional Trainer visiting you once a month in the workplace from an award-winning training provider.

As an apprentice you can also apply for an NUS card!

Please see link below with further information:

https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

Future Prospects

After successful completion of the Level 2 qualification, further training opportunities may be available. After qualifying, a full-time position may not be available with this company. However, the qualification will allow you to seek alternative employment as a qualified practitioner within a Child Care establishment.

Reality Check

Expected to arrive 10 minutes prior to shift starting.

Supporting team to ensure Key Children's logs are up-to-date and observations are conducted on a daily basis.

Attend staff meetings and parent’s evenings. 

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills to build relationships with children, parents, carers, team members

Qualities Required

  • Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative
  • Ability to care for others

Caring, compassionate, friendly, reliable, committed, enthusiastic, willing to learn, hard-working, self-motivated, polite, adaptable, responsible, sensitive, confident, punctual, creative, team-worker, flexible and ability to use initiative.

Qualifications Required

Formal qualifications are not necessary - maths and English Functional Skills form part of the apprenticeship. maths and English GCSE grades A-C or Level 2 Functional Skills are required upon completion 

Training Provided

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
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