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Apprentice Nursery Nurse Rainbow Day Nursery

Have you a friendly and enthusiastic nature, want to work with children, then come and develop your knowledge and skills working towards a childcare career at Rainbow. Your role will be to assist other members of the team within the nursery whilst gaining knowledge and skills to develop your own childcare career.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £246.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Exact hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001828624

  • Positions

    3 available

Main Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the daily routine in the playroom
  • To assist with the curriculum planning and delivery of EYFS

Main Duties:

  • To assist and instigate activities suitable for the age range of the children within the unit
  • Keep records of key children up to date
  • Liaise with parents / carers and staff members
  • Undertake domestic duties within the unit
  • Attend training sessions outside normal working hours
  • Undertake all ad hoc duties and projects within the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good maths and English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail    
  • Ability to work well on their own
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way
  • Good telephone manner, polite and professional
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Well-spoken and presentable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades 9-4 (A* to C) in maths and English or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

  • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate.
  • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification 
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies.
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

INTERVIEW

  • We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check

  • You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work.  Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

Travel Information

  • 12 minute walk from Dartford train station
  • 3 minute walk from Highfield Road Magistrates Court Bus stop (stop T) (routes 3, 34, 414 and more)
  • 4 minute walk from Instone Road bus stop (stop R) (routes 429 and 477 Shoppers Heaven)

About the employer

Rainbow Day Nursery provides pre-school childcare in Dartford. The positions with this nursery offer the opportunity to train and develop with a team of qualified and experienced staff. The nursery operates all year round and is located near to a mainline station.

Employer

Rainbow Day Nursery

Address

Westgate Primary School

Summerhill Road

Dartford

DA1 2LP

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Training

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard.  

Early Years Practitioner Qualification

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jul 2022