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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
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.

Entry requirements

Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent

Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent

Skills required

Hardworking

Genuine interest in working with children

Good timekeeping

Personal qualities

Trustworthy

Reliable

Outgoing personality

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

Qualifications taken

Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce

Functional Skills if required

Employer description
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 1987. 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 independence.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Company
CATHERINE HOUSE DAY NURSERY (MOSELEY)
Location
Birmingham / B13 9PZ
Salary
£156 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
22/04/2019
Application close date
15/04/2019
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