Apprentice Childcare Assistant The Ark Nursery
Apprentice Childcare Assistant required for a Nursery in Nottingham. As an Apprentice Nursery Assistant, you will be able to work across all rooms from the babies to the pre-schoolers so you will gain a variety of different skills and experiences.
Closing date: 09 Jun 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Monday to Friday, shifts on rota between 8am-6pm. Minimum 30 hours per week.
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
12 Jun 2023
09 Feb 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Our children's nursery provides a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for children as young as six weeks, all the way up to five years. We also offer a whole host of out of school activities and trips during the school holidays, providing fun and learning outside of the classroom.
As an Apprentice Nursery Assistant you will able to work across all rooms from the babies to the pre-schoolers so you will gain a variety of different skills and experiences.
You can expect your duties and responsibilities to include:
- Helping to set up activities for the children
- Supporting children to engage in activities and participate with others
- Supporting children at meal times and assisting with eating and drinking
- Getting involved in creative and messy play with the children
- Helping children to read, sing, count and join in with imaginative play
- Ensuring the children are safe and supervised at all times
- Helping to plan activities and games
- Carrying out observations with qualified staff
- Tidying away after an activity is finished
- Making sure children feel safe, loved, happy and content
Any other duties as requested by your Manager
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Early Years/Childcare Level 2 & Level 3 (an industry recognised Qualification) delivered via monthly Tutor led workshops (a combination of face to face and live, virtual 2-3 hour sessions) self-led study (assignments, worksheets, projects) and blended learning and development activities, all, within the workplace.
Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.
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Desired skills and personal qualities
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About the employer
The Ark Nursery
1 VICKERS STREET
CT SKILLS LIMITED
Early years practitioner
Level 2 (GCSE)
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