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Early Years Apprentice First Steps Nursery School

A caring individual with a passion for childcare is required for this busy nursery in Ruskington. Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 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

    Hours per week in shifts between 7.30am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001834302

  • 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 communication skills
  • Good timekeeping skills

Personal qualities

  • A fun, happy, caring person to join our friendly nursery
  • A reliable team worker

Desired qualifications

  • Grades A-C/8-4 in GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths

Future prospects

To become qualified at Level 3 with the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position, subject to interview.


About the employer

First Steps is part of a group of nurseries offering childcare for children aged 3 months to school age. The nursery is situated within the village of Ruskington with good bus and train links to nearby towns.

Employer

First Steps Nursery School

Address

Meadowbrook

Sleaford

NG34 9FJ

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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 3 Early Years Educator standard and qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Functional Skills, as required, in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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