Nursery Apprentice Snapdragons

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprenticeship to join our friendly team in the Nursery. The nursery is registered for 128 children between the ages of 0 - 5 years and opens from 7.30am - 6.30pm daily, 51 weeks of the year.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £155.40

  • Working week

    30-40 hours a week - Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001298359

  • Positions

    1 available

Your mission is to provide exceptional early years care in a safe, nurturing and fulfilling environment whilst inspiring children to unlock their full potential through key skills and values which will establish them as gifted citizens of the world.
• Be a reliable member of a team, working co-operatively and with flexibility, contributing positively to the development of the team environment.
• Work within the EYFS principles, adhere to and positively promote Snapdragons Nurseries policies and procedures.
• Treat each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development.
• Observe each child’s progress and report on interests and achievements, looking for progression and continuity.
• Share information about children’s achievements and play with room staff.
• Develop positive and trusting relationships with children, parents, carers, staff and outside agencies.
• Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor), at rest and at mealtimes.
• Interact with children in an appropriate and structured way.
• Play alongside and with children to support their play.
• Under the guidance of the room leader, and following the guidelines of the EYFS framework and nursery policy, assist with lanning activities.
• Offer ideas and suggestions about activities and opportunities for children’s play.
• Under the guidance of the room leader, assist with the creation of an enabling and attractive environment.
• Learn how to set up resources and activities in a way that is stimulating and excitingly presented for children.
• Ensure that the play area is clean and tidy at all times.
• Strictly adhere to the agreed nursery behaviour management policy and procedures, promoting positive behaviour at all times.
• Ensure that the designated member of staff for safeguarding or manager, is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of the children in your care.
• Commit to developing and maintaining a multicultural, anti-racist, non-sexist environment respecting the children’s individual differences and diversity.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to have a keen interest in the childcare Industry and be dedicated to working towards your apprenticeship

Personal qualities

You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team

Qualifications required

No Qualifications required 

Future prospects

On-going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time position

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment. 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

Snapdragons developed in January 1998 from a farmhouse in Atworth in response to local demand for high-quality full daycare. It developed an excellent local reputation and has since expanded into Bath, Bristol and other sites in Wiltshire. Snapdragons is a family-run business that can react quickly to local needs but more importantly can respond personally to the families that it serves.

Employer

Snapdragons

Address

Pound Pill

Corsham

SN13 9YW

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Training provider

Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Contact

Zoe James


Other information

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory employment references. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017