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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Clever Cloggs

Clever Cloggs are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to assist them with the day to day duties of their childcare provisions between the ages of 6 months - 5 years. If you are enthusiastic, fun and caring this is your entry into the childcare industry!

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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 (shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001749325

  • Positions

    1 available

Clever Cloggs Day Nursery 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.

Offering an opportunity to Earn as you Learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your NVQ Level 2/3 in Childcare.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • 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.
  • As part of the team, to contribute and participate in: a) Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils, b)Whole school/Centre record keeping,c) Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements.
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school 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 school 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 school policy.
  • To support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Team work
  • Hardworking
  • Patient

Desired qualifications

GCSE C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Further Training and potential full-time employment

Things to consider

Childcare is a very demanding industry with long hours and early starts. It requires you to be active for the majority of the day. It is also a very rewarding job as you will have an invaluable impact of the development of the children. A DBS Check will be required


About the employer

All rooms have their own designated garden, we believe there is no such thing as inappropriate weather just inappropriate clothing!

We are open all year round caring for and educating children aged 3 months to rising 5. We realise the importance of positive role models, and continuously strive to develop professionally to help the children in our care attain their full potential. Since opening three members of  and one member of staff studied at The Tavistock Institute to achieve a Masters.

Employer

Clever Cloggs

Address

Berwick Road

Welling

DA16 1LB

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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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