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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare. They are looking to recruit an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to assist with duties such as, develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff, learn to plan a wide range of suitable activities for children etc.

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Closing date: 28 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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. Working a range of shifts between the hours of 7.30am and 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001734106

  • Positions

    1 available

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare.

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery.

Duties within the role include:

  • Understand and carry out efficiently, routine tasks in the nursery
  • Develop positive relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Develop a basic understanding of child development
  • Understand and implement nursery policies
  • Help to provide a clean, safe and stimulating environment
  • Attend staff meetings regularly and offer input
  • Learn to plan a wide range of suitable activities for children
  • Write good quality observations in each area (training given)
  • Learn to maintain some records of children's development (personal profiles)
  • Collect well written evidence for your portfolio
  • Ensure witness statements are collated from staff for evidence portfolio
  • Other general duties as and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Hard working
  • Well organised to meet deadlines for the course

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in interacting with and developing children
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Calm, patient and caring
  • Driven and willingness to learn and take on challenges
  • Committed to children's welfare
  • Willingness to travel to work across all the Lime Tree sites - desirable

Desired qualifications

A*-D/9-3 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification.


About the employer

Our childcare at Cropwell Bishop School is run by The Lime Trees Childcare.  

They are a warm welcoming community of staff and children who moved into their purpose-built building in November 2014. The room offers calming walls and open windows looking out onto farm fields and the new building came with a fantastic outdoor area.

Employer

Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Address

Stockwell Lane

Nottingham

NG12 3BX

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Early Years Practitioner -  https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/early-years-practitioner-v1-0

Functional Skills if required.

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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