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Nursery Assistant Apprentice LITTLE RAINBOW NURSERY 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.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 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. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001712881

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include: 

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery
  • Adhering to policies and procedures of childcare providers and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards
  • Working as part of a team
  • To have sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and to work within this framework
  • To implement the daily routine
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
  • The planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed
  • Keeping development records and observations
  • Positive management of children's behaviour
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Providing a good role model for students and to help new staff fit in
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records
  • Supervision of mealtimes, and where appropriate, preparation of babies’ bottles, meal and snack times
  • Laundry duties
  • Attendance of staff meetings
  • Participating in regular parent’s evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager
  • Practical understanding of safeguarding duties, role of safeguarding officer and current safeguarding legislations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationships with peers

Personal qualities

  • A team player
  • Organised and self-motivated
  • Strong care ethic

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent grades A-C/8-4

Future prospects

  • Opportunities to join the nursery team as a qualified practitioner once apprenticeship is complete

About the employer

At Little Rainbow, children are our focus. We aim to provide good quality care within a happy and loving environment as well as well as recognise the development and aim to promote all areas of their physical, intellectual, language, social and emotional skills through a variety of  activities, whilst recognising and respecting a child’s individual needs.

Employer

LITTLE RAINBOW NURSERY LIMITED

Address

64

Essex Road

London

E12 6RE

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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 07495 553353 sam.keeble@carefirsttraining.co.uk

  • Level 3 Childcare
  • Math and English if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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