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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
We are looking to recruit two school leavers age 16-18 to join our Nursery at The Gatehouse Centre in September. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed young people who are willing to work hard and study hard to achieve a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare through on-the-job study and assessment.

Some of your duties will include: 

Interact with the children on a daily basis using good quality language and communication skills.  Be a key worker for a small group of children.

Develop and deliver a range of activities to meet the different needs of the Children

Participate in daily reports, monthly reports and profile books. 

Observe children participating in daily activities and record.

Contribute ideas to curriculum planning and creative boards and displays

Carry out general nursery duties such as nappy changing, bottle-feeding and general cleaning duties of toys and rooms supervised in these areas until competent.

Ensure NVQ work is up-to-date working towards a timescale. 

Undertake assessments organised between assessor and candidate at appropriate times.

Entry requirements

We require applicants who have a good standard of English and Maths, are able to communicate well and have proven interest in babies and young children.

Skills required

Good basic education and good communications skills
Experience with children would be advantageous 

Personal qualities

The right apprentice will show enthusiasm, punctuality and a willingness to learn about all facets of childcare. You will be happy working as a team. 

Qualifications taken

Level 2 Childcare Qualification 

Employer description
An up to 80 place nursery offering sessional day care, in a home-from-home setting. With friendly and fully qualified staff across 3 rooms for babies and children aged 0 to 5 years old.
What next?
Progress onto a level 3 qualification.
The Gatehouse Nursery
Bristol / BS13 9JN
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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