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Apprentice Nursery Assistant KINDER HAVEN NURSERIES LIMITED

Hard working and enthusiastic Apprentice Nursery Assistant is required at a successful children’s day nursery to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001726820

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established, privately-owned Childcare provider.

Duties will include:

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Implement the daily routine in the base room
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Be flexible within working practices of the setting, be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc.
  • Recording accidents - ensure the accident reports have been signed by another member of staff before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the setting as a “whole” where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received
  • Develop your role within the team
  • Ensure the setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • Be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are always observed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents, and colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Well presented
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to go onto study towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Kinder Haven Ltd is a successful nursery business in the Bradford and Leeds area. Kinder Haven are proud of the nurseries and high standards of care that they provide. This has led to their success through returning clients, OFSTED and national awards.

Employer

KINDER HAVEN NURSERIES LIMITED

Address

Wood Lane

Horsforth

LS18 4HH

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Training

Training provider

FW SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FW Solutions Limited

Contact

Harvey 01423 536 672 enquiries@fwsolutions.net

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to 'Off the Job Training'. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your assessment materials.

Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence, and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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