Nursery Assistant Apprentice Sunshine Day Nurseries Limited

To support the junior staff team to ensure the smooth running of the setting, with regard to all health and safety matters affecting the children in your care.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001159531

  • 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 behavior
  • 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 parents 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 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Fun
  • Cheerful
  • Committed

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Possible permanent Position.

Things to consider

Shift Work, long hours of activity.

About the employer

Your Important Decision We understand that you are about to make one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Your child’s happiness and safety is always our first priority and we place an emphasis on emotional care and development. Your child needs to feel safe, loved and well cared for, we ensure these basic needs are met well. We also understand that your child is unique with their own personal requirements. We Care For Every Child As An Individual. As well as providing excellent care, we believe in providing outstanding learning experiences through enjoyable play. We deliver a stimulating environment to foster a love of learning that can provide your child with their best possible start in life. We truly value a well trained workforce When you leave your child at one of our setting, you can have complete peace of mind knowing your child is safe with loving and caring staff; that will treat your child as an individual. The best way to understand how we work is to come and see for yourself. Spend some time and discover how our staff really do care.

Employer

Sunshine Day Nurseries Limited

Address

167 Wallwood Road

London

E11 1AQ

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Training provider

Level 2/3 Childcare and Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

emily laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017