Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Duties include: * The apprentice will be based in one of the age groups in the nursery and will be appointed an experienced member of staff to mentor and support them. * The apprentice will have the opportunity to carry out all the normal jobs of a nursery worker under supervision. * Theywill be involved in play and care activities and will have opportunity to carry out observations on children which will be reviewed by senior members of staff. * The apprentice will have the opportunity to attend in-house training alongside members of staff. * The Apprentice may be included in ratios for short periods from time to time at the Manager's discretion but will not generally be required in ratio. * The Apprentice will be required to take part in the daily running of the setting and will setup/put away activities and participate in the development of the children. Requirements and prospects Desired skills * Passionate about working with children. * Interest in a career working with children. * Ability to be playful with children. * Basic ICT skills would be an advantage. Personal qualities * Pleasant, friendly and approachable. * Good team-worker. * Good appearance and presentation. Desired qualifications GCSE or equivalent in English and Math's is preferable. Future prospects On completion of the Apprenticeship suitable candidates will be offered permanent positions if available.