Apprentice Childcare / Nursery Assistant

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GP Strategies
£161.25 per week
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Our apprentice will be a key member of the early years’ team and will be responsible for delivering high quality care and learning opportunities for children based on their needs and interests.

Duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the children’s development through learning, play & outdoor activities
  • Promoting positive relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of team work
  • Ensuring the health, safety and well-being of the children at all times & take responsibility alongside the Nursery Management Team for the safety, security and well-being of children, staff and visitors
  • Promote positive relationships within the early years’ setting & support the team in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to the EYFS
  • To be a good role model and be able to showcase high quality practice with regards to individual and group work with children
  • To support the management team in assisting the nursery to reach an ‘Outstanding’ grade with Ofsted
  • To embrace, understand and promote the nursery and to understand the role you play as part of the team to provide high levels of care and education
  • To ensure that safeguarding procedures are followed in line with Local Authority and company procedures


Qualifications Required

  • Previous childcare experience is preferable but not essential
  • Ideally GCSE English & maths at grade C or above (or equivalent)


Skills Required

  • Some childcare knowledge would be advantageous
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team


Future Prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship program, depending on performance and availability, you may be offered a full time role at the Nursery.


Training Provided

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 or Early Years Educator Level 3

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