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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Victory Nursery

Victory 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

    £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 - Friday, on a rota basis between 08:00 and 18:00.

    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

    VAC001630819

  • Positions

    1 available

Victory 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 yourLevel 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
  • 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

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Patient
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Further training and employment opportunities.

Things to consider

DBS check 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

Victory Nursery provide the experience and profession you need to kick start you career in childcare.

Established for over 25 years in the Brixton area, Victory's team of enthusiastic professionals are welcoming the opportunity to give someone the chance to build a career in childcare.

With a friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated approach you could see yourself excel in the nursery environment. Fun loving, professional caring environment for children and employees alike.

Your future could start here!

Employer

Victory Nursery

Address

230-234

Brixton Road

London

SW9 6AH

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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

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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