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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship THE ALPHABET HOUSE NURSERY SCHOOLS LIMITED

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. 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

    £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 to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001630815

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met
  • To implement and promote all Policies and Procedures and the Staff Rules
  • To have an understanding of children’s development, their needs and the provision of positive play
  • To demonstrate a genuine care for children
  • To care for and supervise the group of children assigned to them
  • To ensure their safety at all times
  • To take an interest in the children and their families, to treat them as individuals and with respect at all times
  • To create an interesting and stimulating environment for the child to develop all their skills
  • To ensure positive management of children’s behaviour
  • To carry out house-keeping duties as appropriate
  • To ensure the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To ensure an adherence to the health and safety policy relating to the provision of play
  • To support senior members of staff to ensure appropriate Child Protection procedures are put into place
  • To be flexible and adaptable, to assist in all areas of nursery work and to provide support for other members of staff
  • To assist in the keeping of development records and observation, and accident, incident and risk assessment records as appropriate
  • To be able to think and act quickly in a stressful or emergency situation, and to be aware of the correct procedures
  • To attend staff meetings and training courses as directed by course tutors in order to complete the Apprenticeship

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  4 or above in maths and English

Future prospects

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

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

About the employer

Since inception in 1994, our goals have remained the same - to deliver you the Parent/Guardian with a high level of satisfaction by providing your child with excellent care and an enabling, learning environment at all times throughout each of our nurseries. We acknowledge that the early years is a very important stage in a child's life and therefore a good Nursery education plays a vital role in this fundamental stage in a child's development. This is why at The Alphabet House Nursery Schools our primary aim is to ensure that your child gets a solid foundation on which he/she will build on in later life.

Employer

THE ALPHABET HOUSE NURSERY SCHOOLS LIMITED

Address

Alphabet House nursery school

Woolwich

Waterside Park

E16 2HP

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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 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Certificate in Children and Young Peoples Workforce Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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