98%

of tutors as ‘good’ or better in teaching observations

97%

of learning make progress in-line with plan

95%

of visits go ahead as planned

73%

success rate in Childcare Apprenticeships

Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
A vacancy has a risen for an Apprentice Childcare assistant 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 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 Time keeping. 

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
Little Swans are an award-winning private children's day nursery based in Yardley, Birmingham. We first opened our doors in 2001, and are very proud to now have 6 playrooms, 22 staff and children aged 3 months to 5 years within our Little Swans family.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Company
LITTLE SWANS DAY NURSERY
Location
Yardley / B25 8LT
Salary
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
20/05/2019
Application close date
13/05/2019

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