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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Sutton Coldfield area for an Apprenticeship position in Childcare.

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.
Entry requirements

A-C GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English

Skills required

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). 

Personal qualities

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.

Qualifications taken

Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce.

Functional Skills for Maths and English if required

Employer description
We are a family-run nursery, and have been operating from our premises on Kings Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands B73 5AE for over 20 years. Rowans Nurseries in Birmingham ideally serves as nurseries for the Sutton Coldfield, Erdington, Great Barr, Kingstanding and surrounding areas, so if you're looking for nurseries in Birmingham, give us a call. We have an excellent reputation locally, built up through the high quality care and education that we provide. In addition to our nursery, we also operate an After School Club (for New Oscott and Banners Gate School), and a Holiday Club for school age children, so we are able to offer continuity of care from 0-11 years. We aim to offer maximum flexibility to working parents for the hours of care required.
What next?
Possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate
Birmingham / B73 5AE
£156 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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