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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Apple Blossom Nursery

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. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate!

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

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

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001764294

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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
  • 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 meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies’ bottles, meal and snack times
  • Laundry duties
  • Attendance of staff meetings
  • Participating in regular parent’s evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager 
  • Practical understanding of safeguarding duties, role of safeguarding officer and current safeguarding legislations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Good IT Skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in maths and English preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Further Training, progression within the company, potential full time employment and wage increase based on performance

About the employer

At Apple Blossoms Nursery, you’ll find the creative and comfortable learning atmosphere for your child. A private nursery located in Stoke Newington, we provide a stimulating, caring and an enjoyable environment for children from six months to five years.

At our nursery we provide a nurturing and educational setting where children learn and develop to their full potential. A well-planned nursery programme at Apple Blossoms provides suitably challenging activities and resources for each child following their interest, age and stage of learning and development.

As part of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), each child is allocated a key person and progress is regularly discussed with parents and carers. We also hold 27 Month Review.

We are Ofsted registered and you can read our latest report online.

Employer

Apple Blossom Nursery

Address

A 59

London

N16 7DL

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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

  • Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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