Nursery Assistant Apprentice Penrhyn Playgroup

A Nursery Assistant Apprentice is required to support the staff team to ensure the smooth running of the setting, with regard to all health and safety matters affecting the children in your care.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001295743

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • To support the staff team to ensure the smooth running of the setting, with regard to all health and safety matters affecting the children in your care.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery
  • Adhering to policies and procedures of Childcare Providers and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards.
  • Working as part of a team
  • To have sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and to work within this framework
  • To implement the daily routine
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
  • The planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed
  • Keeping development records and observations
  • Positive management of children's behavior
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Providing a good role model for students and to help new staff fit in
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records
  • Supervision of meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies bottles, meal and snack times
  • Laundry duties
  • Attendance of staff meetings
  • Participating in regular parents evenings, publicity , open weekends and children's outings
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate well with adults and children
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Good presentation skills
  • Possess a level of general computer literacy
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate creative abilities

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 Childcare qualification
  • GCSE's C or above preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position

Things to consider

4 days working week that varies monthly DBS check 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).

About the employer

A small 50 place nursery for 6 months-5 years. Providing full time childcare.

Employer

Penrhyn Playgroup

Address

19

Priory Court

London

E17 5NB

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Training provider

  • Childcare Level 3 and functional skills in English, Maths and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

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

Contact

emily laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017