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Nursery Assistant Apprentice Trench Tots

As an apprentice, you will be part of a team supporting children in nursery. Depending on the difficulties experienced by any child, you may be involved with individual support, group support, social and physical support. You may also be asked to address pupil issues such as toileting incidents, sickness etc.

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Closing date: 22 Jun 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

    Working times between 08:00 and 18:00, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001816527

  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice, you will be part of a team supporting children in nursery. Depending on the difficulties experienced by any child, you may be involved with individual support, group support, social and physical support. You may also be asked to address pupil issues such as toileting incidents, sickness etc. 

General duties will include:

  • Supporting children both individually, as well as a member of a collaborative group
  • Supporting any social and organisational skills
  • Monitoring behaviour
  • Carrying out specific programmes devised to meet specific needs
  • Recording activities in the classroom when requested by the class teacher
  • Preparing appropriate materials and resources for a particular activity
  • Taking part in routine liaisons with professionals involved with the pupils
  • Sharing any concerns about children to the class teacher or designated member of staff for child protection

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Empathy with children and parents
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Patience
  • A desire to work with young children

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, it is hoped that the candidate will be offered a permanent position.


About the employer

Trench Tots Nursery has been established for over 40 years. In 2017 we moved into our new purpose built nursery on Gibbons Road Trench, which has enabled us to offer a bigger, bright environment along with more childcare places.

Trench Tots offer full and part time places with a variety of times which allows nursery to work for you and your needs. Places start from 3 months old up until they start infants school. 

(We are an all year round nursery setting and do not offer term time places. All none funded weeks are charged at the normal nursery rate). 

​We offer talking 2’s funding as well as 3 & 4 year old government funding. (including the 30 hour extended offer). All 3 & 4 year funded places are subject to daily and meal top up charges. Meals and resources are not covered by funding. We are also registered with the Government Tax Free Childcare.

We pride ourselves on building positive relationships with children and their families. Ensuring your child has a fun, stimulating and secure time while at nursery and allowing them to explore their surrounding environment. Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving secure relationships. 

We understand that all children develop at different stages, therefore we will work in partnership with you and your child to ensure individual needs are met.

Employer

Trench Tots

Address

Gibbons Road

Telford

TF2 7JR

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Training

Training provider

TELFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology

Contact

Katie Mckeown 07889539127 katie.mckeown@telfordcollege.ac.uk

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification

Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) Or complete a first aid course delivered by one of the following types of organisations as per the EYFS requirements. Voluntary aid society, member of trade body with an approval and monitoring system or acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive,

As part of the apprenticeship, the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation, as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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