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Nursery Nurse Apprentice Spectacularkidz Day Nursery Ltd

You will be an assistant, but as you gain experience you will be a key worker for individual children. Planning activities according to the EYFS. Being responsible for caring for babies and children. Working with the nursery manager, parents and other team members.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2021

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. You will also be required to attend college twice each month. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    09 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001709479

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is advertised by the Training Trust on behalf of Spectacularkidz Day Nursery.

  • An ability to work in all areas of the nursery with different age groups of children
  • Fully understand the EYFS, to plan activities and to record the children’s development as they move through the nursery
  • Prepare snacks for the children
  • To attend to their personal care needs throughout the day ensuring that the child is respected and safe at all times
  • Feeding the children and attending to the sleep and rest needs throughout the day
  • Helping with supervising children during activities and play
  • Helping with setting up equipment and areas for activities, making sure everything is safe and suitable for the children
  • Being responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for the children, staff and parents alongside other staff
  • Reporting the room leader and managers of the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience of working in a child care setting with babies and young children desirable but not essential
  • Candidates must be enthusiastic and willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Good use of English and maths      
  • Hard worker and willing to be flexible                                                
  • Conscientious and works to a high standard
  • Patience                                     
  • Kind and caring qualities               
  • Bubbly personality
  • Willingness to learn and also to contribute to the team e.g.  ideas for activities
  • Reliable and has good timekeeping

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s maths and English Grades 4-9 (A-C) or equivalents/Functional Skills Level 1.

Future prospects

  • Becoming a room leader or similar position of responsibility

Things to consider

  • Please be aware that the college workshops are held at Woodford Green and you must be prepared to travel as college attendance (2 x monthly) is mandatory
  • According to your shift pattern you may have early starts or late finishes   
  • You will be answerable to your manager or room leader
  • Train or bus journey commute to work                                                
  • You must attend college workshops as required

About the employer

At SpectacularKidz, we strive to provide a safe, educational, stimulating and fun filled environment for children between the ages of 0 - 12. This warm nurturing approach teamed with the outstanding premises creates an environment that every discerning parents look for when choosing suitable childcare.

Employer

Spectacularkidz Day Nursery Ltd

Address

11

Farr Avenue

Barking

IG11 0NY

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Training

Training provider

WFCCTT

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Trust (WFCCTT)

Contact

Cameron Jackson 0208 518 1344 cameronjackson@trainingtrust.org.uk

  • Level 2 early years practioner qualification
  • Functional skills if required
  • The employer may also require you to attend additional training e.g. first aid, which will be essential to your role and responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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