Nursery Apprentice

Recruiter
Lifetime Training
Location
Melksham
Salary
155.40 per week
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your mission is to provide exceptional early years care in a safe, nurturing and fulfilling environment whilst inspiring children to unlock their full potential through key skills and values which will establish them as gifted citizens of the world.
• Be a reliable member of a team, working co-operatively and with flexibility, contributing positively to the development of the team environment.
• Work within the EYFS principles, adhere to and positively promote Snapdragons Nurseries policies and procedures.
• Treat each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development.
• Observe each child's progress and report on interests and achievements, looking for progression and continuity.
• Share information about children's achievements and play with room staff.
• Develop positive and trusting relationships with children, parents, carers, staff and outside agencies.
• Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor), at rest and at mealtimes.
• Interact with children in an appropriate and structured way.
• Play alongside and with children to support their play.
• Under the guidance of the room leader, and following the guidelines of the EYFS framework and nursery policy, assist with lanning activities.
• Offer ideas and suggestions about activities and opportunities for children's play.
• Under the guidance of the room leader, assist with the creation of an enabling and attractive environment.
• Learn how to set up resources and activities in a way that is stimulating and excitingly presented for children.
• Ensure that the play area is clean and tidy at all times.
• Strictly adhere to the agreed nursery behaviour management policy and procedures, promoting positive behaviour at all times.
• Ensure that the designated member of staff for safeguarding or manager, is aware of any incidents affecting the welfare of the children in your care.
• Commit to developing and maintaining a multicultural, anti-racist, non-sexist environment respecting the children's individual differences and diversity.

Personal Qualities :
You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team

Skills Required :
You need to have a keen interest in the childcare Industry and be dedicated to working towards your apprenticeship

Future Prospects :
On-going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time position

Training to be Provided :
Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Other Information :
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory employment references. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour (From April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Things to consider :
The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Successful applicants will need to provide right to work in the UK' documentation, undertake a DBS and provide two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.


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