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Nursery Apprentice Assistant tots and scholars 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: 21 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001569778

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

  • 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/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

About the employer

Tots and Scholars Nursery and Preschool is a brand new full service child care.  We have absolutely no links or connections with any previous nurseries. We take children from babies to 5 years of age. The nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Tots and Scholars Nursery and Preschool has a unique approach - we successfully combine the revised EYFS, Montessori principles with our unique and holistic approach to childcare ensuring every child’s individual needs. We provide outstanding child learning and development through innovative learning coupled with specialized and qualified staff.

When you enter Tots and Scholars you will be entering an exciting, vibrant environment which embraces creativity. We encourage independence and aim is to provide the highest quality education and care.  We offer a supportive and inclusive learning environment and ensure our children achieve their very best.  We teach our children the importance of understanding who they are, the fundamentals of family values, being part of a community and instil in them the principles of kindness, honesty, caring and other key values that support their holistic development. These variety of exciting activities helps to prepare our children for smooth transition into main stream school.

We are open for 50 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm and we take children aged babies to 5 years.

Employer

tots and scholars nursery

Address

The good shepherd rc church

Black Lion Hill

Shenley

WD7 9DH

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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

  • Achieved a level 3 Early Years Educator (EYE) qualification
  • Achieved a level 3 award in paediatric first aid (RQF) or emergency paediatric first aid (RQF)
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, and maths 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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