Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Headstart Montessorians

Headstart Montessorians 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

    £160.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000910714

  • 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 in Childcare.

Responsibilities  and 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

  • GCSEs at C or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

A DBS check will be required. 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.

About the employer

Headstart Montessorians is a 66 place nursery, with 3 rooms: Babies, Toddlers and Pre-school.

Employer

Headstart Montessorians

Address

Green Lane

Ilford

IG3 9RZ

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Training provider

  • Childcare Level 2.
  • 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


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