Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Melrose Day Nursery School
An exciting opportunity has arisen in a small, friendly day nursery. We are looking for someone who likes to have fun with children and can come up with new and interesting things to do. If you like to get messy, enjoy working with children and can work as part of a team then this may be the job for you.
Closing date: 22 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
25 Sep 2017
22 Jun 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
- Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your room in conjunction with other staff;
- To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents/carers;
- Work with parents/carers of special needs children to give full integration in the Setting;
- Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
- Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members;
- To be involved in out of working hours activities, eg training, monthly staff meetings etc
- To be flexible within working practices of the Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, eg preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.;
- Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the nursery is fulfilled;
- Recording accidents in the children’s file.
- Look upon the Setting as a “whole” - where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children;
- Ensure child is collected by someone known to Setting;
- To respect the confidentiality of information received;
- To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker;
Specific Child Care Tasks:
- The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development;
- To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
- Washing and changing children as required;
- Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child;
- To ensure the Setting of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development;
- To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times.
Requirements and prospects
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Genuine love of children and willing to get messy
- Ideally candidates will have GCSEs grade A*-C or equivalent qualifications.
Things to consider
About the employer
Training will be provided in order to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young Peoples Workforce. Functional Skills Level 1 Maths, English and ICT are completed with the Apprentice if a prior GCSE grade A-C or equivalent has not already been achieved.
Children and Young People's Workforce
SALFORD CITY COLLEGE
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College
Jon Hobson 0161 631 5555 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017