Nursery Assistant Apprentice

Bluebirds Day Nursery

Bluebirds 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 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

23 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000849936

Positions

2 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 
  • Positive management of children's behavior 
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment. 
  • 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 parent’s evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings 
  • Contribute to planning observations and activities 
  • To use own initiative and work as part of a team
  • 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 Bluebirds, the quality of care and the happiness of your child is our main concern. We feel that enjoyable and interesting experiences are the key to positive attitudes towards learning, so the emphasis is on learning through fun. A wide range of toys and resources are available to encourage the children to reach their full potential. Observations of the children are undertaken during their play to enable the staff to plan activities based on their interests and to widen their knowledge. Our daily activities are based on the 4 themes of the Early Years Foundation Stage which are; 'unique child', 'positive relationships', 'enabling environment' and 'physical development. It also covers the 3 prime areas and 4 specific areas of learning.

Employer

Bluebirds Day Nursery

Address

68 London Road

Grays

RM17 5XX

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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

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 May 2017