Nursery Assistant Apprentice Caversham 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.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • 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

    VAC001159979

  • 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.

  • 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 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

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position

About the employer

We provide Nursery care at two settings, Holly Lodge Nursery in Highgate Newtown and Caversham Nursery in Kentish Town. The Peggy Jay Centre is home to the 10 O’clock club, a fun and vibrant drop-in centre based on Hampstead Heath. Our dedicated, passionate teams provide an enriched, fun and caring experience, ensuring that your little ones receive everything they require in their learning and development.

Employer

Caversham Nursery

Address

69 Caversham Road

London

NW5 2DR

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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