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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 in Solihull, 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 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 a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare (with the possibility of full-time employment after completion). 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:

Play n Learn Nursery is looking for someone to start as soon as possible. This vacancy advert will close as soon as the successful apprentice has been chosen.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Skills required
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Reliable.
  • Committed.
Personal qualities
  • Outgoing personality.
  • 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 3 Diploma in Early Years Practitioner

Functional Skills Level 2 for Maths and English (if applicable)

Employer description
We provide a warm, friendly, caring environment for all children and their families. Our purpose is to promote happy, confident, fulfilled children, allowing them to develop to their full potential.
What next?
Possibility of full-time position after completion
Company
PLAY N LEARN NURSERY
Location
SOLIHULL / B90 1JU
Salary
£137 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday, 35 hours a week, hours tbc at interview
Start date
02/09/2019
Application close date
26/08/2019
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