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Early Years Apprentice Head Start Nursery Ltd

An enthusiastic individual with a passion for childcare is required for this nursery in Bourne.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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 between 7.30am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001808210

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:  

  • To meet the aims and objectives of the nursery as set out in the nursery prospectus, policies and procedures and as communicated by the nursery management
  • To promote the high standards of the nursery at all times to parents, staff and visitors
  • To ensure the provision of high standards of physical and emotional care
  • To be fully conversant and compliant with all nursery policies and procedures particularly the fire drill and the medication procedures
  • To work towards meeting the aims and objectives the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
  • To keep up to date informative records for key children and to make these available for parents
  • To plan suitable and stimulating activities, allowing for child led play and adapting schedules appropriately as circumstances demand
  • Assist the manager with the efficient upkeep of the building and maintenance/stock of equipment, furnishings and fittings as well as ensuring the security of the building and equipment
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of resources and ensure resources are used appropriately
  • To meet the health and safety standards appropriate for the needs of young children and ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times. This includes maintaining a secure environment by keeping all outside gates locked, the main entrance door shut and strictly adhering to the nursery’s admittance policy
  • To keep room base, common areas and equipment clean
  • Perform cleaning and washing duties as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time-keeping
  • Good team working skills

Personal qualities

  • Patience
  • Kind and caring nature

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grades A-C in Maths and English, or equivalent.

Future prospects

To progress onto a full time position, subject to interview.


About the employer

Headstart Day Nursery is on the outskirts of Bourne. The nursery caters for children from the age of 3 months to 5 years and is open 51 weeks a year from 8.00am - 6.00pm.

Employer

Head Start Nursery Ltd

Address

20

Great Northern Gardens

Bourne

PE10 9EH

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Training

Training provider

RIVERSIDE TRAINING (SPALDING) LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside Training

Contact

Sue Bulbeck 01775 710945 enquiries@riversidetrainingspalding.co.uk

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or Level 3 Early Years Educator - Level to be discussed at interview
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Paediatric First Aid

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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