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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Sandbrook Playgroup

Sandbrook Playgroup 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.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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 to Friday, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001732710

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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 nursery 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 nursery 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 policy.
  • To support the nursery by participating in events on 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 Nursery record keeping.
    - Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

GCSEs  at grades A*-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language are preferable, but not essential.

Future prospects

Further training and potential permanent employment.


About the employer

Welcome to Sandbrook Community Playgroup. We are based in Stoke Newington in Hackney. We provide care and education for children from the age of two and a quarter to five between the hours of 9am and 4pm each weekday during term time.

Employer

Sandbrook Playgroup

Address

85

Sandbrook Road

London

N16 0SL

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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
  • Functional Skills Maths and English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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