Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Westbury Day Nursery

Westbury Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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Closing date: 05 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£105.00

Working week

8-6 Shift work (30 hours)

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 May 2017

Date posted

27 Aug 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000691095

Positions

1 available

Westbury Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

Offering an opportunity to Earn as you Learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your NVQ Level 2/3 in Childcare.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

1. To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times.

2. To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety.

3. To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities. To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress.

4. To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance.

5. To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language.

6. As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:
- Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils
- Whole school/Centre record keeping
- Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements.

7. Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.

8. To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence.

9. To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the school and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child.

10. To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status.

11. To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan.

12. To render first aid in accordance with school policy.

13. To support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site.

14. To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

Caring, patient and enthusiastic

Future prospects

Chance to progress from level 2 to level 3 and potential full time position after completion of Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Westbury Day nursery provide the experience and profession you need to kick start you career in childcare.

Established for over 10 years in the Barking area,Westbury's team of enthusiastic professionals are welcoming the opportunity to give someone the chance to build a career in childcare.

With a friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated approach you could see yourself excel in the nursery environment. Fun loving, professional caring environment for children and employees alike.
Your future could start here!

Employer

Westbury Day Nursery

Address

180 Ripple Road

Barking

IG11 7PR

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Training provider

Children & Young People's Workforce Level 2/3
Functional Skills:
English, Maths & ICT (If Required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

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

Contact

Vicky Chandler

Other information

DBS Check required

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Closing date: 05 May 2017