Leaping Lambs Nursery Ltd

Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

Employer:

Leaping Lambs Nursery Ltd

Training Provider:

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Weekly wage £137.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, between 08:00 & 18:00.
duration: 12 months
start: 4 November 2019
BRISTOL
Intermediate(level 2)
Children and Young People's Workforce (apprenticeship standard)
3 November 2019 (application closing date)
A vacancy has a risen for an Apprentice Childcare Assistant working in a Nursery Setting.

Responsibilities

The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other key responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate).

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

Onward progression onto the Level 3 apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting. Only candidates with a genuine desire to work in the childcare sector need apply.

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

Skills Required

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Qualities Required

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work using own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional skills in English, maths, and ICT (if applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
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