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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship OLD MACDONALD'S DAY NURSERY LTD

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

    £172.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001582567

  • 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 regarding 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 regarding 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 mealtimes, 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 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


It is a combination of such service excellence and care that has seen Old MacDonald’s be awarded Ofsted Outstanding on multiple occasions. This gives us great heart, knowing that our efforts have been recognised.

We have a super community – not just our customers and their children, but all the local producers and service providers with whom, together, we make this a great success. And of course, our incredible staff, who have embraced our vision and brought their own amazing personalities and heartfelt service to each setting, and to whom we are so deeply grateful.

On behalf of everyone here, we look forward to welcoming you.

Mandy & David Selwood – Directors

Employer

OLD MACDONALD'S DAY NURSERY LTD

Address

c/o The Grove

Rickmansworth

WD3 4TG

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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 0127 772 5774 kelis.towe@carefirsttraining.co.uk

  • Children and Young Peoples Workforce Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English, maths and ICT (if required)

 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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