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of tutors as ‘good’ or better in teaching observations

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of learning make progress in-line with plan

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of visits go ahead as planned

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success rate in Childcare Apprenticeships

Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
A vacancy has arisen for an apprentice Childcare Assistant working in a nursery setting.

The candidate 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 children’s 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 children’s 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

Good timekeeping. 

Trustworthy.

Reliable.

Personal qualities

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 applicable)

Employer description
Tiny Tots Academy was founded in 2010 by owner Bali Bains. It started off as a small intimate nursery with a few children. Within the last 6 years, there are now two nurseries, Handsworth Wood and West Bromwich. We have a strong team of 20 members of staff across the settings, who are qualified to a minimum of level 3. We have members of staff at both settings with Early Years degrees, and staff at both settings are working towards their management and leadership qualifications. We have maintained the intimate atmosphere of the setting, as well as developing it a way to cater to the needs of all our families. Tiny Tots Academy is a child orientated organisation that caters to children aged between 3 months and 5 years. Our qualified and professional team deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage in an exciting and innovative manner. We aim to promote and develop skills in all areas of learning by providing children with a secure and safe environment where they can learn, laugh and play.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Company
TINY TOTS ACADEMY HANDSWORTH WOOD
Location
Handsworth Wood / B20 1HD
Salary
£111 per week
Working week
Monday-Friday
Start date
22/04/2019
Application close date
15/04/2019

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