Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Stepping Stones Nursery (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 30 hours minimum a week, tbc at interview
15 months (duration)
21 December 2020(start date)
Early Years Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
14 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Located in the Coventry city centre, Stepping Stones Nursery Coventry is an established nursery that has been operating since 1990 and takes pride in offering the very highest standards of child care.

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 to Level 3.

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.

Skills Required

  • Good numeracy - A-C/9-4 Grades in maths or equivalent
  • Good literacy - A-C/9-4 Grades in English or equivalent

Qualities Required

  • 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

  • Good timekeeping
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable

Training Provided

  • Level 2 in Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills
  • QCF Qualification
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