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Nursery Assistant Apprentice LITTLE PUMPKINS NURSERY LTD

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 great 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. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773411

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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

Little Pumpkins Nursery is a group of privately run nurseries across East Croydon, Lee and South Norwood, South East London. We provide quality childcare and a learning program in accordance with the standards set forth by Ofsted.

Little Pumpkins Nursery offers full and part-time placements for children as young as twelve weeks, up to school transition age of five years. We’re dedicated, not only to the care of your child, but also to nurturing their development at such an influential age. 

Established to provide a premium solution to the lack of high quality and affordable child care in the London area, Little Pumpkins Nursery promotes a quality learning programme in a safe and welcoming environment.

Employer

LITTLE PUMPKINS NURSERY LTD

Address

2-4

Crowther Road

London

SE25 5QW

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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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