M06Hawar Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Employer Description Established in August 1990 we are a warm friendly day nursery in a large detached house with a homely environment on the Bury/Rochdale border. We cater for children aged 3 months to 5 years and are committed to encouraging children's confidence and independence to prepare them for school.
Salary £4.15 per hour, £124.50 per week Hours Of Work Minimum 30 hours per week / Mon to Fri, shifts between 8:30am-5:30pm
Position Type Apprenticeship Age Range 16+
Qualification Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard plus Functional Skills if required. This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills for Level 2

Vacancy Description

Enjoy working with children and want to progress with it further?  An Apprentice Nursery Nurse is required to earn and learn in an excellent setting which provides a high standard of training/ experience.  You will be working in the day care centre dealing with a variety of children, from babies and toddlers to 3 and 4 year olds.  You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning/play.  You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff. 

This is a fantastic opportunity within a well-established nursery on the Bury/Rochdale border for someone wanting to get into the Childcare industry.  You will be working in the nursery alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in a Early Year's setting. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play and developing a high-quality learning environment
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • Complete all round care and development of children
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • GCSE 4-9 (A-C) in Maths & English preferred for Level 2
  • GCSE 4-9 (A-C) in Maths & English essential for Level 3, plus you must have already achieved Level 2 Childcare 

Preferred Skills

  • Honest and hardworking attitude to work and your qualification
  • Flexible and fun but able to be professional
  • Able to work as part of a positive team and open to change
  • Ability to empathise with children
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will need to pass a DBS check and provide the employer with two references 

Personal Qualities

Candidates must be honest and reliable.  You must have a desire to work with children and their families and to develop their skills while being able to help enhance their learning environment in every way possible.  You must be flexible, shifts will be between 8:30am – 5:30pm, and may change at short notice.  You must be professional in your approach, helping us uphold our excellent reputation. 

Future Prospects

As long as you complete your Apprenticeship to a high standard and you are reliable and hardworking, Level 2 Apprentices may be offered progression onto a Level 3 qualification

Vacancy Code: M06Hawar

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