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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 Little Puddleducks in Siston Bristol 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 a 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.

Entry requirements
  • Good Numeracy - A-C Grades in Maths or equivalent is desired but not essential.
  • Good Literacy - A-C Grades in English or equivalent is desired but not essential. 
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 2 in Childcare
  • Functional Skills Level 2 for Maths and English (if applicable)
Employer description

Little Puddleducks is a well established childcare provider, located in South Gloucestershire and very close to Bristol. Little Puddleducks provides high quality childcare at their nursery in beautiful surroundings with indoor and outdoor facilities, with an emphasis which has always been placed upon the security, happiness, education and individual needs of each child.

What next?
Possibility of being offered full-time employment
Company
Little Puddleducks Nursery
Location
BRISTOL / BS16 9LU
Salary
£180 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
27/01/2020
Application close date
24/01/2020
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