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Childcare- Apprenticeship

Posted 9th January 2019

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  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £11400 per annum
  • Social Care

Reference: J485619

Job title: Childcare- Apprenticeship
Location: South Norwood, London
Wage: £11,400 per annum
Start date: ASAP

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

Time spent in training: You are required to spend a minimum of 8 hours per week in training that supports your apprenticeship course

What is an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship courses are developed by employers and professional bodies, ensuring apprentices study a curriculum that is tailored to real-world job roles. All our courses are accredited by an authorised awarding body or the Institute of Apprenticeships, guaranteeing you work towards an approved, professional certificate. Completing an apprenticeship will help you develop the knowledge and skills required to excel in your chosen career, providing a concrete foundation for future growth.

Apprenticeship courses available: Childcare Level 2

Course information:

Childcare: Children & Young People’s Workforce Level 2

About the role:

My client is a friendly and family orientated Nursery based in the South Norwood area who have fully trained staff ranging from experienced staff operating in the baby, toddler and pre-school rooms to a qualified cook based on site. They are looking for an Apprentice to join their team and become a Nursery Assistant in order to ensure the safety, development and overall care of the children.

Benefits include:

  • Apprenticeship training delivered at your workplace to achieve a nationally recognised certificate
  • Competitive apprentice wage
  • Career guidance with opportunities for progression
  • Retail discounts
  • Discounted travel
  • 20 days annual leave entitlement + 8 days bank holiday

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • To be involved in team planning of appropriate activities suitable to the age of children ensuring that the children’s developmental needs are met
  • To contribute to the creation of an environment which provides for the well-being of all the children attending the nursery
  • To contribute to the observation and assessment of the children’s developmental stages, recording this accordingly in line with EYFS framework/key person duty
  • To work in partnership with the parents/carers to encourage open communication and involvement within the nursery setting
  • To be aware of, and take responsibility for, all aspects of health, safety and security in relation to the children attending the nursery
  • To be a good role model to children
  • To work flexibly as part of the larger nursery team, assisting and supporting colleagues wherever required in order to ensure the smooth running of the nursery
  • To be aware of the high profile of the company and to uphold its standards at all times
  • To attend out of hour’s activities, to include training, staff meetings, parents evening and special events/team building exercise
  • To abide by nursery’s confidentiality, equal opportunities/anti-bias policies at all times
  • To respect and value all colleagues, children and parents, encouraging a positive and diverse working environment
  • To assist in the development and support of other members of staff to the benefit of the nursery as a whole
  • To undertake any aspects of nursery work as the need arises
  • Recording accidents and incidents accordingly, ensuring manager has initiated the record before the parent receives it

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Professionalism
  • Wide knowledge of High degree of integrity and empathy when dealing with children
  • Able to plan and provide age appropriate activities (EYFS)
  • Able to assess and record children’s development
  • Good verbal /written communication
  • Participates well in a team environment
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confidence
  • Problem solving

At Apprenticeship Connect we take the time to get to know our applicants as individuals and understand their career aspirations, potential and skills. Our talent partners match our candidates to the best opportunities to help them flourish.

Apply now to begin your career.

Job Reference: J485619

Salary: Up to £11400 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 12-15 Months

Job Start Date: ASAP

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