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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd

Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd 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.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001630818

  • Positions

    1 available

Role and responsibilities:

  • 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 Nursery 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 nursery 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 nursery 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 policy
  • To support the nursery by participating in events on 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

  • 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
  • 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 at grade C/4 or above in maths and English Language preferable (or equivalent qualifications)

Future prospects

  • Further training and potential full-time employment

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

Twinnie Day Nursery is a new and independent facility situated next to St Augustines Primary School in Belvedere (Kent). We care for children from ages 3 months to 5 years.

We are Ofsted registered and we provide excellent quality childcare within a caring and stimulating environment. We endeavour to work closely with all parents and carers to meet the individual needs of all of the children in our care.

Employer

Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd

Address

The Health & Welfare Centre

Abbey Road

Kent

DA17 5DE

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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

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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