Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

Meltem Assim

To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the nursery and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£115.50

Working week

Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm, 35 hours per week

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

26 Jun 2017

Date posted

08 Dec 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000753143

Positions

1 available

Duties to include;

  • To meet children’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs by providing stimulating and age-appropriate play and learning opportunities in the nursery, as directed by your supervisor.
  • To provide a high level of care that will enhance the children’s general health and well-being and to ensure that all toys and equipment are clean and safe at all times.
  • Carry out observations (as required) in order to establish that the children’s general health and well-being is being enhanced.
  • To support a variety of outdoor activities to cover all areas of the children’s development as well as assisting outdoor play in all weathers.
  • To assist in the preparation of snacks, set up and clear away meal times and supervision of children during meal times.
  • To liaise with parents/carers about their children’s needs & to inform parents/carers how their child’s session progressed, always starting the discussion with a positive comment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good observation and listening skills 
  • Desire to develop skills and knowledge

Personal qualities

  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • A flexible approach to the work of the organisation. 
  • Friendly and Fun

Qualifications required

  • Good standard of general education to GCSE level or equivalent 
  • Minimum 4 weeks work experience in a childcare/youth setting

Future prospects

The successful candidate can progress onto an Apprenticeship at Level 3, into employment, or onto further training at college

Things to consider

Candidates without the required qualifications or work experience may be referred to our Level 1 Childcare course or Traineeship Programme.

About the employer

This is a brand new nursery opposite New Barnet train station. Be part of a new team working with children from 3 months to 5 years old.

Employer

Meltem Assim

Address

East Barnet Road

Barnet

EN4 8RR

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Training provider

Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce.

Level 1 and 2 in  Maths, English, ICT,

Paediatric First Aid.

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Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

BARNET & SOUTHGATE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG

Contact

Beverley Woodhouse

Other information

From 1st October 2015 the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2017