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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship SUNDON 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: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 - Friday shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001620427

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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 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

  • To work as part of that team and contribute positively of the staff team. To provide a role model of good practice to other members of staff
  • To go about your duties with a positive and enthusiastic attitude – to be organised, efficient, confident, hardworking and conscientious

Personal qualities

  • To promote at all times good relations between staff members, parents and children, and at all time promote the good name and ethos
  • To cover any other staff responsibilities as appropriate at the request of the Manager, particularly taking into account that unforeseen situations can occur when looking after children, and that the child’s care and welfare is paramount at all times

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent 4/C in maths and English

Future prospects

Further Training and potential full-time employment

Things to consider

Childcare is a very demanding industry with long hours and early starts. It requires you to be active for the majority of the day. It is also a very rewarding job as you will have an invaluable impact of the development of the children.


About the employer

We aim to provide flexible, affordable, quality childcare to support families in our community.

We have a committed, qualified, friendly team who care and support the learning opportunities for the needs of the individual child.

Employer

SUNDON NURSERY LTD

Address

Former Sundon Park Library

Hill Rise

Luton

LU3 3EE

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Training

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

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

Contact

Sam Keeble 01277725972 sam.keeble@carefirsttraining.co.uk

 

Early Years Educator level 3 standard 

Functional Skills Maths & English if necessary

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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