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Nursery assistant apprenticeship

Job description
We are looking for young people who would like to undertake their childcare training in a supportive environment, working with experienced practitioners. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of and learn from our committed team.

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.

Please note:

The successful candidate will be starting in January.

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 Childcare
  • Functional Skills.
Employer description
Children's day nursery located in Kidderminster.
What next?
Onward progression to Level 3.
Company
KIDDY WINKS DAY NURSERY
Location
Kidderminster / DY10 1NB
Salary
£144.3 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
13/01/2020
Application close date
06/01/2020
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