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    Apprentice Nursery Assistant – HOLLY HOUSE PRIVATE DAY NURSERY- LEEDS LS7 3QW

    • Type: Apprenticeship
    • Sector: Childcare
    • Level: 2
    • Vacancy length: 15 Months

    Company Name: Holly House Private Day Nursery

    Company Address:
    62 Wensley Drive
    LS7 3QW

    Brief overview of the role: Holly House Private Day Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Apprentice Nursery Assistant. To work alongside the nursery team to deliver a high standard of education to the children whilst gaining as much practical experience as possible for the duration of your course.

    Closing date: 17 Feb 2021

    Apprenticeship summary

    Working week: Days and shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

    Weekly wage: £124.50

    Expected duration: 15 months

    Possible start date: 22 Feb 2021

    Apprenticeship level: 2

    Reference number: VAC001650033

    Positions: 1 available

    Vacancy description

    Duties will include:

    • Learning the skills of a practitioner (on the job), working practically as part of the team
    • Showing commitment to achieving the apprenticeship in the agreed timeframe
    • Working in partnership with your assessor
    • Completing and submit work to agreed timelines
    • Ensuring you attend all the training courses and staff meetings as required
    • Driving own development through active participation in-progress reviews, appraisals, one-to-ones and supervisions
    • Supporting qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery
    • Providing high-quality childcare to our children
    • Understanding the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play
    • Demonstrating a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done
    • Learning, understanding, and implementing Holly House policies and procedures within the nursery
    • Understanding the values and principles of the sector and implement in your daily routine with the children
    • Following the EYFS when caring for our children
    • Supporting and promote diversity and equality
    • Gaining a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children
    • Completing children’s observations and records
    • Ensuring you work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency
    • Building positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues, and internal/external professionals, demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations
    • Understanding and promote the ethos of the company and uphold the highest standards of childcare
    • Understanding and observe the rules of confidentiality
    • Promoting the nursery to current parents and potential customers
    • Being a reliable member of the team

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills:

    • Numerate and ability to complete Functional Skills mathematics
    • Literate and able to complete Functional Skills English
    • IT literate and able to complete Functional Skills ICT
    • Good organisational and planning skills
    • Innovation and problem solving
    • Ability to follow instructions
    • Excellent verbal and nonverbal skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Work on own initiative as necessary
    • Empathetic and compassionate

    Personal qualities:

    • An interest in the care, learning, and development in young children
    • A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities
    • Punctuality
    • Patience
    • Reliability
    • Neat and professional appearance
    • Trustworthiness
    • Enthusiasm for working with young children
    • Excellent two-way communicator
    • Creative thinker
    • Solution-focused
    • A good sense of humour

    Desired qualifications

    • GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths and English
    • Food Hygiene Certificate
    • Paediatric First Aid

    Future prospects: For the successful candidate there is the opportunity to continue with ongoing employment and progression.

    Training provider


    Sally Baldwin

    Training to be provided

    • Development of the required knowledge, skills and behaviours
    • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English
    • Gain valuable workplace experience
    • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

    There may be the opportunity to go straight onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship for the right candidate.

    Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Practitioner – L2

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