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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Cherish Day Nursery

Cherish Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children, where duties will include, preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment, keeping development records and observations etc.

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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

    10 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001749636

  • Positions

    1 available

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.

  • 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 parents’ evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings
  • 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
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

GCSE's C/4 or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

Things to consider

Interacting with children, staff and parents.


About the employer

Childcare setting in SE26 6PL.

Cherish Day Nursery is a small nursery based in Sydenham, close to transport links for an easy commute to work. Our established team are friendly and well experienced to ensure support and learning opportunities for apprentices in our care.

Employer

Cherish Day Nursery

Address

2

Jews Walk

London

SE26 6PL

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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

  • Childcare/Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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