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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
An excellent opportunity has become available for an apprentice Nursery Assistant in Bilston, Wolverhampton.

An opportunity has arisen with an employer in Bilston, Wolverhampton for an apprenticeship position in Childcare. 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 onto Level 3). 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.

Happy Rainbows Nursery may look to increase the rate of pay depending on the calibre of the candidate.

Entry requirements

A-C GCSE English and Maths or equivalent

Skills required

Commitment to working with children

Good communicator

Passion for working with and developing own skills in employment

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

Full training up to Level 2 in Childcare 

Functional skills in Maths and English if required

Employer description
Happy Rainbows Nursery is located on Ward Street in Coseley just off the Birmingham New Road, one of the main routes to different places. The property provides childcare over two base rooms, one baby room, and pre school for 2-5 year olds. The nursery creates a bright, airy and stimulating environment in which your child will feel both at ease and inspired. Each room has been designed to provide children with the opportunity to maximise their potential in a relaxed but purposeful environment. Happy Rainbows Nursery are committed to ensuring that all our staff share our ethos and are passionate about their role. The safety and wellbeing of each child is our number one priority.
What next?
Possibility of moving onto Level 3
Bilston / WV14 9LQ
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
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