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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Popcorn Nursery School

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: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £175.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001630753

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will 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 standard
  • 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 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

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferable but not essential.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

A DBS will be required.

Please be aware that the start date is subject to change due to the current pandemic.

Please contact Care First Training for more information or assistance.

Once you have progressed your application with us, we will notify you of any updates from the employer with potential changes.


About the employer

We are a well-established nursery that has been operating since 1991 and we have been in our current location in Bourneside Sports Ground since 1996. The nursery is situated in a woodlands area surrounded by local wildlife. There are excellent transport links as we are a 3-minute walk from Southgate Tube station. We also have a private car park on site.

Employer

Popcorn Nursery School

Address

Woodlands

N14 6QY

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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

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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