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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Bluebirds Day Nursery

To work as part of that team and contribute positively of the staff team. To provide a role model of good practice to other members of staff.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001809339

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties include:

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met
  • To implement and promote all Policies and Procedures and the Staff Rules
  • To have an understanding of children’s development, their needs and the provision of positive play
  • To demonstrate a genuine care for children
  • To care for and supervise the group of children assigned to them
  • To ensure their safety at all times
  • To take an interest in the children and their families, to treat them as individuals and with respect at all times
  • To create an interesting and stimulating environment for the child to develop all their skills
  • To ensure positive management of children’s behaviour
  • To carry out house-keeping duties as appropriate
  • To ensure the ethos, implementation and legal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • To ensure an adherence to the health and safety policy relating to the provision of play
  • To support senior members of staff to ensure appropriate Child Protection procedures are put into place
  • To be flexible and adaptable, to assist in all areas of nursery work and to provide support for other members of staff
  • To assist in the keeping of development records and observation, and accident, incident and risk assessment records as appropriate
  • To be able to think and act quickly in a stressful or emergency situation, and to be aware of the correct procedures
  • To attend staff meetings and training courses as directed by course tutors in order to complete the Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attend Apprenticeship Appointments and completing assignments on time
  • To attend team meetings and imputing ideas
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding

Personal qualities

  • To assist with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • To provide adult interaction with children in the nursery
  • To be aware of the nurseries confidentiality policy

Desired qualifications

  • 9-4/A*-C GCSEs or equivalent maths and English ideally

Future prospects

  • Possible permanent position

About the employer

At Bluebirds, the quality of care and the happiness of your child is our main concern. We feel that enjoyable and interesting experiences are the key to positive attitudes towards learning, so the emphasis is on learning through fun. A wide range of toys and resources are available to encourage the children to reach their full potential. Observations of the children are undertaken during their play to enable the staff to plan activities based on their interests and to widen their knowledge. Our daily activities are based on the 4 themes of the Early Years Foundation Stage which are; 'unique child', 'positive relationships', 'enabling environment' and 'physical development. It also covers the 3 prime areas and 4 specific areas of learning.

Employer

Bluebirds Day Nursery

Address

68

London Road

Grays

RM17 5XX

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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

  • Childcare level 3 Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Maths and English Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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