Nursery Assistant Apprentice (London) Modern Montessori International Ltd
An exciting opportunity for anyone seeking an apprenticeship in childcare. You will be tasked towards supporting the emotional and educational needs of children alongside gaining vital experience to help support your career within this growing industry.
Closing date: 04 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 35.00
Possible start date
06 Sep 2017
03 May 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Modern Montessori International is aiming to find a fun and inspirational Apprentice to train up as a member of their friendly teams in South West Nursery. Their manager and key people will be there to help you get practical experience in a busy and vibrant private nursery school of children from various ages.
You will work alongside a key worker and some of the roles we would expect of you are as follows:
Duties and responsibilities:
- Undertaking training to obtain recognised qualifications, including completing assignments on time, and attending all College sessions/tutorials (if applicable).
- To attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas.
- Under supervision to provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding.
- To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
- To provide adult interaction with children in the Setting.
- To be aware of the Setting’s confidentiality policy.
- To be flexible within working practices of Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, eg preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
- Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the project is fulfilled.
- To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker.
Specific Childcare Tasks:
- The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development.
- To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing.
- Washing and changing children as required.
- Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child.
- To ensure the Setting is of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.
- To be aware of the high profile of the Setting and to uphold its standards at all times.
- To respect the confidentiality of information received.
Requirements and prospects
- Enthusiasm for working with young children.
- An interest in the care, learning and development of young children.
- A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities.
- Good organisational and planning skills
- Able to work in small teams
GCSEs in Maths and English (A*-E) or equivalent qualifications.
Things to consider
About the employer
Training will be provided by Training Associates, providing the successful apprentice with an NVQ Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce.
The apprentice's training will be onsite with a bi-monthly visit to our offices in Victoria, Central London for assessment tests.
- Functional Skills (if required)
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Children and Young People's Workforce
Training Associates (Surrey)
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Associates
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Closing date: 04 Sep 2017