Apprentice Nursery Assistant Ladybird Montessori Nursery School

Ladybird Montessori Nursery School are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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Closing date: 08 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001232296

  • Positions

    1 available

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times.
  • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety.
  • To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities.
  • To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress.
  • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance.
  • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language.

As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:

  • Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils
  • Whole Nursery record keeping
  • Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements

Other Duties:

  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on nursery premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere
  • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence
  • To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the nursery and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child
  • To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status
  • To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan
  • To render first aid in accordance with policy
  • To support the nursery by participating in events on site
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Caring.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Passionate.
  • Ambitious.
  • Motivated.

Personal qualities

  • Passionate.
  • Ambitious.
  • Motivated.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further Training and potential full-time employment.

Things to consider

A DBS Check will be required.

About the employer

Ladybird Baby & Toddler Nursery offers full and part time places: 8am-6pm, Monday - Friday, closed on bank holidays.

Ladybird Nurseries have been established since 1990. Our babies and toddlers are housed in our purpose adapted building which is situated on the edge of Ravenscourt Park.

The building has recently been completely renovated to a high standard, including a new kitchen and toilets.

The nursery has a room for the younger children and is registered for 12 children, the children then move into our larger room which is registered for 24 children.

The children have access to a large secure and well equipped garden that offers age related activities. The garden is equipped with soft play areas and shaded areas.

The children enjoy frequent outings into Ravencourt Park, weather permitting.

Employer

Ladybird Montessori Nursery School

Address

277 Goldhawk Road

London

W12 8EU

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Training provider

  • Level 2/3 Childcare.
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

emily laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk


Other information

A DBS Check will be required.
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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Closing date: 08 Nov 2017