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Childcare Apprenticeship Poppys Childrens Day Care Nursery Limited

Poppys has been established since October 1995 – we are a children’s day care nursery located in Stowmarket. We are open to all children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years offering full day care as well as individual sessions We are registered to provide care for up to 26 children at any one time.

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 8am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001783306

  • Positions

    1 available

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  •  Operate a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of children in your area in conjunction with other team members
  • To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys and share this with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Liaise with and support parents and other family members
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent evening, fundraising events etc.
  • To be flexible within working practices of the nursery.
  • Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • Work alongside the Manager and staff 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 Manager
  • Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the Duty Manager has initialled the report before parents receives it
  • Look upon the nursery, as a “whole” where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the individual needs of all children
  • Ensure someone known and agreed by the nursery and parent collects the child
  •  To respect the confidentiality of all information received.

Specific childcare tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit each individual child's stage of development and interests
  • To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key person
  •  To ensure that meal times are a time of pleasant social sharing
  • Washing and changing children as required
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  •  Ensuring a poorly child is kept calm and warm and management is notified immediately
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communications with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs
  • To ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children regardless of any disabilities, family
  • backgrounds or medical history
  • To be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times, both within work hours and outside.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a small team
  • Confident to use own initiative, seek help and advice when needed
  • Ability to manage their own time and deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Someone who is passionate in working with children is essential.
  • Have patience and understanding
  • A friendly nature

Desired qualifications

  • Mathematics and English Grade C desirable

Future prospects

Could lead to employment within the nursery

Things to consider

There will be opportunities to undertake other training courses within the nursery. The role can be quite active Team work is a must

About the employer

Poppys has been established since October 1995 – we are a children’s day care nursery located in Stowmarket. We are open to all children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years offering full day
care as well as individual sessions. 
We are registered to provide care for up to 26 children at any one time.

Employer

Poppys Childrens Day Care Nursery Limited

Address

Fairfield Hill

Stowmarket

IP14 1NG

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sue Nunn sue.nunn@wsc.ac.uk

  • Early Years Educator Level 3

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Jan 2023