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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Smarty's Nursery Ltd

Smarty's Nursery Ltd are looking to take on a Nursery Assistant Apprentice to work within their team and take on day to day duties as required. A fantastic opportunity to begin your career in early year’s education has arisen.

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Closing date: 21 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £165.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - various shift patterns to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773627

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities
  • Give support to other team members throughout the nursery setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Look upon the nursery as a ‘whole’ where you can help be most utilised; be constantly aware of the needs of the children
  • The trainee’s duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the school’s equal opportunities policy
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Be aware of sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Commit to Safeguarding children and provide support to other staff in ensuring children are kept safe and happy
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including undertaking certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing equipment etc
  • Work alongside the team to ensure that the nursery’s philosophy is fulfilled
  • Read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role as deemed appropriate by the school

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to take constructive feedback
  • Good verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Common Sense
  • Dedicated
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Positive attitude
  • General interest in working with young children

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and Maths 9-3 /A*-D or equivalent

Future prospects

  • To be discussed at Interview

About the employer

Smarty’s Nursery opened in September 2009 and is owned by Ruth Stoll & Bev Hague.

Ruth has 15 years of nursery experience developing her qualifications and skills in that time.

Ruth has a BA degree in Early Years Professional Practice

Employer

Smarty's Nursery Ltd

Address

Tigglewinks Pre School, 90 Wise Lane

WEST DRAYTON

UB7 7EX

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Training

Training provider

Harrow and Uxbridge College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Uxbridge, Harrow College

Contact

Sanjay Pal spal@hcuc.harrow.ac.uk

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • For level 2 apprenticeships, apprentices without English and mathematics at level 2 must achieve level 1 English and mathematics
  • Reediness for End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Jan 2022