Nursery Assistant Apprentice

ABACUS CHILDCARE SETTINGS LIMITED

To care for and supervise children in the nursery setting as advised by senior staff.

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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

22 Apr 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000824357

Positions

1 available

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery
  • Adhering to policies and procedures of Abacus
  • Childcare Providers and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards.
  • Working as part of a team
  • To implement the daily routine
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs
  • Working with the nursery nurses on planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed
  • Keeping development records and observations
  • Positive management of children's behaviour
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Providing a good role model for students and to help new staff fit in
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records
  • Supervision of meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies bottles, meal and snack times
  • Laundry duties
  • Attendance of staff meetings
  • Participating in regular parents evenings, publicity , open weekends and children's outings
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager

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

Nursery open all year round.

Employer

ABACUS CHILDCARE SETTINGS LIMITED

Address

18 Selhurst Place

London

SE25 5PY

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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

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. 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: 05 May 2017