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    Apprentice Nursery Assistant – LITTLE RASCALS PRE-PREP – TUNBRIDGE WELLS, TN1 1PE

    • Type: Apprenticeship
    • Sector: Childcare
    • Level: 2
    • Vacancy length: 13 Months

    Company Name: Little Rascals Pre-Prep

    Company Address:
    4 Clanricarde Gardens
    Tunbridge Wells
    TN1 1PE

    Brief overview of the role: We are looking grow our team to ensure the nursery team are supported effectively. You will assist in the allocated base room ensuring all children’s needs are met, contributing to the effective running of the room. You will be guided and directed to complete duties as requested by the Room Leader – if this interests you then APPLY NOW!

    Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

    Apprenticeship summary

    Working week: Shifts to cover opening times, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 25.00

    Weekly wage: £115.50 – £222.75

    Expected duration: 13 months

    Possible start date: 11 Oct 2021

    Apprenticeship level: 2

    Reference number: VAC001714799

    Positions: 1 available

    About the employer

    At Little Rascals Pre-Prep we work in partnership with parents to achieve the best possible outcomes for all the children in our care. Our high-quality service ensures children develop socially, intellectually, culturally, physically and emotionally in a homely, caring and secure environment.

    We know that fabulous staff make a great Nursery and we pride ourselves on having a highly qualified, trained and skilled team. Staff are encouraged and supported in developing their skills by studying for higher level Childcare qualifications. All staff undertake mandatory training in Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid, Health, Fire and Food Safety.

    Taking care of our staff and their wellbeing is of prime importance to us. We are proud to have been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, being ranked 14th in the whole of the UK. The Employees’ Choice Awards recognises the Best Places to Work in 2020, and is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites.

    Vacancy description

    General Duties:

    • To contribute to the room planning
    • To understand the requirements of the EYFS, health and safety and Ofsted
    • To fulfil the role of a Key Person as directed
    • To liaise professionally and courteously with parents, children, colleagues, and visitors in a polite and professional manner, seeking help or signposting to the correct person with the Nursery
    • To prepare daily activities for all children whilst adhering to the Early Years Foundation Stage
    • To interact effectively with all children
    • To assist in the setting up of the room in the morning, throughout the day and closing the room in the evening
    • To encourage and support children to develop their language, motor, and social skills
    • To supervise indoor and outdoor play activities
    • To supervise snack and mealtimes including cleaning
    • To support the team with hygiene for children including nappies, toileting, face, and hands wiping and changing a child’s clothes
    • To maintain records and reports, keeping daily diaries of the children’s progress and activities
    • To assist with general cleaning, tidying, and sterilising
    • To contribute to the board displays
    • To adhere to and implement all Nursery policies and procedures


    • Attend’s training courses to further personal development
    • Performs any ad hoc duties as required
    • Actively contributes and participates as part of the team, attending team meetings and other events
    • Is mindful of personal safety and safety of colleagues
    • Assists the Nursery Manager with initiatives that directly benefit the Nursery

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills

    Essential to role

    • Experience of working within a team
    • Good understanding of health and safety requirements

    Desirable to role

    • Experience of working with children
    • Safeguarding and first aid training
    • Experience of providing customer service

    Personal qualities

    • Enthusiastic and Energetic
    • Punctual
    • Hardworking
    • Trustworthy

    Desired qualifications

    GCSE or equivalents at grades 4/C or above in Maths and English.

    Future prospects:

    For the successful candidate there is an opportunity of ongoing employment and progression upon completion of the relevant qualification.

    Training provider


    Sally Baldwin

    Training to be provided

    Full on the job training will be provided as well as working towards:

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

    Apprenticeship standard: Early Years Practitioner – L2

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