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Apprentice Nursery Assistant BLOSSOMS NURSERY LTD

An exciting opportunity to begin your career with Parenta Training, working in an early years setting. Become an apprentice in one of our fun and friendly nurseries working with children aged from birth to five years gaining experience while you learn.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £246.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday on a flexible shift rota between 8am and 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001652390

  • Positions

    1 available

Parenta have many opportunities available and offer you the chance to ‘Earn as you Learn’ whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The best part? There are no classes to attend!

We are currently hiring candidates to work in a nursery setting

The moment your journey begins as an apprentice:             

  • You become an employed member of staff
  • You will be paid an hourly rate
  • You will work towards gaining a full qualification – without having to attend classroom-based lessons. The apprenticeship will last a minimum of 15 months. You will be working towards a Level 2 in Childcare

Throughout your role you are not alone. Parenta offer you full training, support, guidance and are here to help you progress your career. You even have a personal assessor/tutor assigned to you from the moment you start your journey as a modern apprentice.

Your role will include:                                                                                   

  • Working with children between the ages of 0-5 years, organising activities, being pro-active with the help and care carried out within the early years teaching sector
  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children – Changing nappies, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children
  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day- to- day learning and play activities
  • Ensure that the setting is safe, clean and well presented
  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner
  • To contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s confidentiality policy
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment  

Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within the early learning year’s sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.  

Ideally you will:                                          

  • Be passionate about caring for children
  • Have an outgoing, bubbly, motivated attitude
  • Be a committed, punctual and reliable individual

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need good communication skills and be comfortable with creative thinking. It is helpful if you are confident with children, calm and organised
  • Experience of working/participating in a team environment
  • Written, verbal and listening skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and outgoing with a willingness to learn
  • Passionate about providing equal opportunity family centred childcare
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally with a wide range of people
  • Enthusiastic
  • Warm, caring and approachable
  • Flexible
  • Open to change and a team player

Desired qualifications

No Minimum GCSE requirement

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to continue with an exciting career in childcare! Initially you will be working towards an NVQ Level 2 in Childcare, with a chance to progress to a level 3 after that.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements.

You will have to agree to undergo a check of police records (eg a DBS) and be willing to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. 
For any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact 0800 0029242.
Please do not contact the employer directly.


About the employer

At the core of Blossoms Nursery is our day care offer, for children between 3 months and 5 years.

We also offer childcare for children aged from 5 to 12 years by way of an after school club, we can also provide transport between Blossoms and local schools in cases where children need to be picked up and taken to / from school.

Our four day care rooms (plus our sensory and cosy spaces) enable your child to socialise and learn through play from a very young age.

Blue Blossoms gives your child the very best start in their nursery life. A home-from-home that matches your routine for your child. A bright, clean, fresh and stimulating environment focussed on mental and physical development.
Blue Blossoms: 3 months -> 1 year

Yellow Blossoms is where your child will encounter a more structured environment, such as more formal mealtimes. We use picture books, animals, shapes and colour recognition to develop and stimulate your child and build upon their language skills. Yellow Blossoms: 1 year -> 2 years

In Red Blossoms your child will learn to understand their own needs and responsibilities and to develop fine motor skills, by using a knife and fork correctly etc. Children will learn about boundaries and will build really fruitful relationships and friendships with Blossoms staff and each other. Red Blossoms:
2 years -> 3 years

Green Blossoms is all about preparing children for school and supporting them when they start with important skills such as maths and handwriting. Children will use colours, shapes, numbers, letters and phonics to learn. They will also learn to express their emotions, develop their independence and build positive relationships.

Employer

BLOSSOMS NURSERY LTD

Address

66b

Sebert Road

London

E7 0NH

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Training

Training provider

PARENTA TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Parenta Group

Contact

Lee Rundle 0800 002 9242

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Diploma
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Work based learning

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021