A vacancy has arisen for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice working in a nursery setting.
The candidates will report to the Team Manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the childrens personal needs.
Other key responsibilities may include the following:
- Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
- Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
- Planning and completing activities with the children
- Supporting the childrens development, learning and play
- Completing development records for the children
The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.
Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent
Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent
Genuine interest in working with children
Great if able to work using own initiative
Willingness to work as part of a team
Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting
Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce
Functional Skills if required
Catherine House Day Nursery Schools are a group of spacious privately owned nurseries accommodating up to 70 children ranging in age from 3 month to 5 years, and operating since
At Catherine House we believe “Children come first” – the aim of the nursery is to create a
safe, homely atmosphere that will enable your child to develop the skills required to become
more independent, with a positive self-image and an understanding of other people and cultures.
Each nursery is made up of several playrooms providing a safe, stimulating and enabling
environment for each of the age groups to grow and develop in self-confidence and with
Onward progression to Level 3.