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Nursery assistant apprenticeship – level 3

Job description
A vacancy has arisen for an apprentice Nursery Assistant in Sutton Coldfield working in a pre-school 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 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.

Entry requirements

Good Numeracy - A*-C Grades in Maths or equivalent

Good Literacy - A*-C Grades in English or equivalent

Level 2 Childcare qualification

Skills required

Good timekeeping

Trustworthy

Reliable

Committed

Personal qualities

Good timekeeping

Trustworthy

Reliable

Committed

Qualifications taken

Level 3 in Childcare

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

Employer description
At Ducklings we have a small team of dedicated staff who can help your child develop and learn through play. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment that will help your child grow and gain maximum benefit from their time at nursery. Learning through play is at the heart of everything we do and is central to the development of our under five year olds who are given the opportunity to develop to their full potential.
What next?
Possibility of being offered full-time employment.
Company
DUCKLINGS PRIVATE NURSERY
Location
Sutton Coldfield / B75 6RE
Salary
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
27/05/2019
Application close date
20/05/2019

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