Nursery Assistant Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Little Green Day Nursery Limited (Employer)

GP Strategies (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £135.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 30 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
4 May 2021(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking to take on an Apprentice to either under take the Level 2 or 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.
  • Contribute/complete children’s observations and records with your key children
  • Build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external 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

The hourly rate advertised is negotiable at interview depending on previous experience and qualifications. On completion of the 14 month apprenticeship program, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full time role at the Nursery.

Reality Check

Although the role is advertised at 30 hours per week, there may be opportunities to do 40 hours per week on occassion. The Nursery opening hours are from 7:30 am until 6 am.

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 are preferable but not a necessity.
  • Ideally candidates will already be Level 2 qualified and therefor will undergo the Level 3 training

Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3
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