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    Apprentice Nursery Assistant – KINGSWOOD DAY NURSERY – SHEFFIELD, S17 3QP

    • Type: Apprenticeship
    • Sector: Childcare
    • Level: 3
    • Vacancy length: 13 Months

    Company Name: Kingswood Day Nursery

    Company Address:
    Furniss Avenue
    S17 3QP

    Closing date: 14 Jan 2022

    Brief overview of the role: We are looking for someone with a love of working with children or someone who would be interested in building a career in childcare. In this role you would gain either a Childcare Level 2 orLevel 3 qualification. Full training will be given.

    Apprenticeship summary

    Working week: Monday – Friday TBA

    Total hours per week: 40.00

    Weekly wage: £172.00

    Expected duration: 13 months

    Possible start date: 17 Jan 2022

    Apprenticeship level: 3

    Reference number: VAC001802677

    Positions: 1 available

    About the Employer

    Kingswood Day Nursery is a purpose designed nursery set within the grounds of Dore Primary School. We have excellent all weather outdoor play facilities and bright and colourful rooms that host a range of stimulating activities and equipment.

    Vacancy description

    Brief description of responsibilities

    • Have an understanding of child development and ensure that the children’s physical, emotional,social and intellectual needs are met
    • Work in conjunction with Nursery Officers to provide activities which are age-appropriate
    • Assist Nursery Officers in planning, assessing and recording children’s development usingrelevant guidelines and frameworks
    • Take responsibility for the children placed in your care
    • Be aware of all aspects of safety and security within the nursery
    • Share in the supporting and liaising with parents/carers
    • Provide a role model for children attending the nursery
    • Be aware of the additional needs of some children by work alongside Nursery Officers to ensurefull integration within the nursery
    • Support & liaise with all staff members by engaging in good team practices
    • Undertake certain domestic jobs, e.g. preparation of tea, sterilising toys/equipment, hoovering etc.
    • Work alongside Nursery Officers to ensure that appropriate paperwork/records are completed/maintained, e.g. planning, observations, development files, care sheets, nappy changing, signing in and out, invoice checklists, health & safety checks, accident, incident, observation and medication record sheets etc.
    • Be a ‘keyworker’ for a group of children in your base room
    • Be flexible to the needs of the nursery
    • Contribute to ensuring that the person picking up a child from the nursery is authorised to do so
    • Undertake further training where appropriate
    • Take part in staff appraisals
    • Contribute to ensuring the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing culture and religious backgrounds and stages of development
    • Be aware of the high profile of the nursery and to uphold its standards at all times
    • Uphold all nursery policies and procedures
    • Discourage any negative behaviour that may be displayed, either verbal or physical. Report to the management team any instances of unfair behaviour/bullying that is observed between children and/or staff
    • Uphold the confidentiality policy of the company. Information may be made available that is notoffered to other members of staff/parents. Any information divulged to these parties, or other inappropriate parties, would be a breach of the position and would instantly incur the company’s disciplinary procedure
    • Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. staff meetings, as outlined in your employment contract

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills

    • Team player
    • Motivated and eager to learn new skills
    • Able to take direction
    • Honesty

    Personal qualities

    • Trustworthy
    • Presentable
    • Punctual
    • Friendly

    Desired qualifications

    • You would preferably have previous experience of working with children and/or ideally have the Childcare Level 2 qualification
    • If you have no experience and are willing to learn you will be considered for the role

    Future prospects

    Possibility of being offered a full time position after the apprenticeship

    Training provider



    Caitlyn Jo Blakeway

    Training to be provided

    • Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification
    • Functional Skills as required
    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
    • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

    Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Educator – Level 3

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