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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship
Location
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Salary
£110 per week

Employer

Plymouth
Vacancy Title: Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship

Key Dates

Working Week: 30 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8.45am-3pm)
Salary: £110 per week (£3.50 per hour)

Description

The role will include, but may not be limited to:

Support for Children

  • Supervise and support children ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Contribute to learning journeys through observations
  • Establish good relationships with children, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Encourage children to interact with others and engage in activities
  • Assist with supervision of children out of session times including before and after sessions, and at lunchtimes

Support the Staff Team

  • Prepare the nursery as directed for sessions and clear afterwards and assist with display of pupils work
  • Be aware of children’s progress/achievements/problems and report to other staff members as agreed
  • Support the staff team in managing children's behaviour, reporting any difficulties as appropriate
  • Gather and report information from/to parents/carers as directed

Support the Nursery

  • Be aware of and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting concerns to an appropriate person
  • Ensure all children have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

 Skills Required:

  • Effective communication skills to liaise with children, staff, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to adapt to a changing working environment
  • A good team-player so that everyone can work effectively together
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions

Personal Qualities:

  • Punctual, reliable and behave in a professional manner at all times
  • Level-headed and able to deal with varying situation in a calm and orderly manner
  • Friendly, understanding and caring manner
  • A good sense of humour
  • Prepare to work in a challenging but fun and friendly environment
  • Flexible

Employer Description: 

Little Blossoms operates from a self contained building, which is accessed via steps from the drive. There is a fully enclosed outdoor play area and we are a happy, homely and stimulating day nursery that takes full advantage of our idyllic rural surroundings.

We provide a safe, supportive, stimulating and fun environment to explore and discover the world, we help children to grow and express themselves to their full potential. View Map

Qualifications Required:

English and Maths GCSE Grade C or above is essential

Training to be provided:

You will receive specific on the job training from the employer in your work place. Off the job training will be provided by Achievement Training in the following areas:

  • QCF Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths level 1 (if required)

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