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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Happy Nest Nursery

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: 11 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £230.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001554079

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • 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  behaviour
  • 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 parent’s 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 
  • Practical understanding of safeguarding duties, role of safeguarding officer and current safeguarding legislations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Good IT Skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team Player

Desired qualifications

GCSE C 9-4 or above in maths and English preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further Training, progression within the company, potential full time employment and wage increase based on performance.

Things to consider

From April 1st 2019 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is:

https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Day Nursery, Open term time, Full Day Care

Employer

Happy Nest Nursery

Address

Fellows Court Family Centre

Weymouth Terrace

London

E2 8LR

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Training

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

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

Contact

Kelis Towe 01277725774 kelis.towe@carefirsttraining.co.uk

  • Early Years Educator 3
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, maths and ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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