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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Wimbledon Day Nursery

Wimbledon Day Nursery are looking for a nursery assistant to assist them with the day to day duties of their childcare provisions between the ages of 6 months - 5 years. If you are enthusiastic, fun and caring this is your entry into the childcare industry!

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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, between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001630776

  • Positions

    6 available

Wimbledon Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

Offering an opportunity to earn as you learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your NVQ Level 3 in Childcare.

Responsibilities & accountabilities

  • To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times
  • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety
  • To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities. To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress
  • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance
  • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language
  • As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:
  • Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils; Whole school/Centre record keeping; Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere
  • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence
  • To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the school and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child
  • To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status
  • To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan
  • To render first aid in accordance with school policy
  • To support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) are preferred.

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position.

Things to consider

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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Wimbledon Day Nursery is about providing the best level of care and education for every child who comes through our door. With a highly qualified team of staff and a management team who together have over twenty years of childcare knowledge we have managed to create a home away from home experience for your pride and joy.

We believe in working closely with all families offering ongoing support and encouraging continual involvement in the nursery life of your child. We understand that it is often difficult for parent’s to put their child into nursery which is why we hope Wimbledon Day Nursery will be the perfect setting in which you and your child feel completely safe and at home.

Employer

Wimbledon Day Nursery

Address

32

Montague Road

London

SW19 1TA

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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 standard
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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