Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Little Engines

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

25 Apr 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000824512

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

GCSEs at grade C or above preferable (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Possible permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

A DBS Check will be required.

About the employer

Nursery open all year round.

Employer

Little Engines

Address

Cargreen Road

London

SE25 5AD

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Childcare
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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