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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Excel Child Care Services Ltd

Excel Child Care Services Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    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

    VAC001630795

  • Positions

    2 available

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 2/3 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
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Personal qualities

  • Attend Apprenticeship Appointments and completing assignments on time
  • To attend team meetings and imputing ideas
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's C/4 or above preferable (or equivalent)
     

Future prospects

  • Possible permanent position

Things to consider

  • A DBS Check 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 warm, family-friendly children’s day nursery. We have been running for over 9 years in our Dulwich branch and 4 years in our Peckham Rye branch. We cater for babies from 3 months to 8 years providing full and part-time daycare within the setting.

Employer

Excel Child Care Services Ltd

Address

96

Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0RS

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Training

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

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

Contact

Emily Laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk

Childcare Level 3 and functional skills in English and Maths 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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