Apprentice Nursery Assistant Twisty Tails Nursery

Twisty Tails 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 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000711193

  • Positions

    1 available

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:

  • 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.
  • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety.
  • 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.
  • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance.
  • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language.
  • 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

  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere
  • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • To render first aid in accordance with school policy
  • To support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site
  • 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 communication skills
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

GCSE's C or above preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Full time employment.

Things to consider

A DBS Check will be required.

About the employer

We are one of North West London’s finest childcare providers, catering for children from the age of three months to five years (pre-school). At Twisty Tails Nursery, we understand that your child’s safety and development are of paramount importance, not only to you but also to us. Our aim is to provide your little one with all the key attributes and necessities required to help him/her strive in both personal and academic situations.

Our warm and welcoming nursery offers an extensive range of activates that will stimulate your child’s mind and encouraging them to use their imaginations. We recognise that each child is unique and they learn in different ways. We therefore tailor activities based on their needs rather than have a unitary structure this enables each child to grow in a way that is best for them. Our friendly team use innovative teaching methods to ensure each child progresses to their maximum potential.

Employer

Twisty Tails Nursery

Address

25 Sheaveshill Avenue

London

NW9 6SE

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Training provider

  • Childcare Level 2 and 3
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT

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

Johan


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Closing date: 05 Aug 2017