Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Fairytales Day Nursery

Fairytales Day Nursery 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 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£140.00

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

40 hours Monday - Friday

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 Aug 2017

Date posted

02 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000848642

Positions

1 available

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery
  • Adhering to policies and procedures 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

At Fairytales, we pride ourselves on a highly successful partnership working between parents, children and the nursery in order to achieve the very best care and education for each individual child. Our dedicated staff team are deeply committed to helping all children learn and achieve in the best possible way allowing them to reach their maximum potential. Staff are highly qualified and all have a significant amount of experience of working within Early Years. We are extremely proud of our nursery with its warm, caring, homely and family orientated atmosphere. With us, children learn with confidence in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. We value each child individually and look forward to sharing with you the exciting leaps your children will take during their time with us.

Employer

Fairytales Day Nursery

Address

Old School

High Street

Elstree

Borehamwood

WD6 3EY

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Training provider

  • Childcare Level 2/3 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

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

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Closing date: 05 Aug 2017