Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Melrose On The Hill Nursery Ltd

Melrose On The Hill Nursery Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children

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Closing date: 05 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£132.00

Working week

40 hours Monday - Friday

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 May 2017

Date posted

11 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000800229

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

Possible permanent position.

Things to consider

A DBS Check will be required.

About the employer

The first Melrose nursery was established in September 2008 and was ran by Rose and Melanie who set the standard for high quality education and care within their nursery.

Rose and Melanie believe in creating a warm welcoming environment where everybody who enters the nursery feels valued and part of the setting. Through building strong relationships with each family that joins the setting and by ensuring each practitioner who joins a Melrose team is passionate about proving high quality childcare the Melrose standard is maintained.

The ethos of Melrose nurseries is to provide a stimulating environment that enhances each child’s development. The nurseries are well resourced with high quality educational resources that stimulate and challenge children. To enhance the Early Years curriculum each sessions offers a range of exciting challenging adult led activities. Each child is encouraged to participate in the activities and each activity is tailored to the individual child’s stage of development and needs.

Employer

Melrose On The Hill Nursery Ltd

Address

Harrow Road

Wembley

HA0 2QA

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Training provider

Childcare Level 2 and functional skills in English, Maths and 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

Emily Laurenza

Other information

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

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Closing date: 05 May 2017