Nursery Assistant Apprentice Quality Kids Day Nursery

To support the staff team to ensure the smooth running of the setting, with regard to all health and safety matters affecting the children in your care.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001172811

  • Positions

    2 available

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • Adhering to policies and procedures of Childcare Providers and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • To have sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and to work within this framework.
  • To implement the daily routine.
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • The planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Keeping development records and observations.
  • Positive management of children's behaviour.
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Providing a good role model for students and to help new staff fit in.
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
  • Supervision of meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies bottles, meal and snack times.
  • Laundry duties.
  • Attendance of staff meetings.
  • Participating in regular parents evenings, publicity , open weekends and children's outings.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Caring.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Passionate.
  • Ambitious.
  • Motivated.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills.
  • Caring.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Passionate.
  • Ambitious.
  • Motivated.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position.

Things to consider

Physically active for most of the day. Cleaning and tidying on a daily basis.

About the employer

Welcome to the Quality Kidz Nursery group established in 2004 and now privately owned by investors Mike Mather and Clifford judge The Nursery has recently undergone extensive refurbishment both inside and out. The Nursery operates 3 large separate rooms for children aged from 3 months to 5 years. Each room creates a secure environment where, through play and creative activities, children can grow in confidence, develop to their greatest potential and above all throughly enjoy their time at Quality Kidz as their happiness is paramount ! The Nursery also caters for children up to the age of 10 years for breakfast / after school and holiday clubs Our most valuable asset is our large team of dedicated staff. Each child is allocated a key worker who will see your child through their journey with us, and are available to lease directly the parent / guardian at any time Fresh food is prepared on site by our qualified chef on a daily basis.

Employer

Quality Kids Day Nursery

Address

Campden Crescent

Dagenham

RM8 2RS

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Childcare, Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

emily laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017