Apprentice Nursery Assistant
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Here at Little Foxes we are a family run business and have been established for over 20 years. We are currently looking to expand our team by recruiting an apprentice to join our team! So, if you are passionate about working within childcare, apply now!
Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.
Total hours per week: 39.00
Possible start date
23 Apr 2018
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The main duty within this role is to promote the physical, social and emotional development of each child within your remit and contribute towards their care and supervision.
Meeting and greeting parents and children at the nursery
Making sure all children are safe and treated equally
Participating in activities with the children eg reading, numeracy, literacy activities
Communicate with parents/families to help to encourage the child
To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times
Assisting at snack and mealtimes
Requirements and prospects
Customer service skills.
Some basic knowledge of safeguarding
Some basic knowledge of health and safety
Smart and professional.
Keen to learn
Keen to succeed in chosen career.
3 – 9 grade GCSEs in Maths and English would be a distinct advantage.
Upon completion of the Intermediate Children and Young Peoples Workforce apprenticeship programme, you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.
Things to consider
The successful candidate will be required to complete a full DBS check.
About the employer
We are a 15 place private day nursery set in two thirds of an acre of private land situated in the garden of 57 Fox House Lane. Our aim for the nursery is to provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment for the children. We try to nurture, care and challenge each child individually and give the best personal care we can.
You enter the nursery through the intercom system at the side entrance. This is monitored with a CCTV link to the nursery. We have a finger print entry system which gives parents easier access to the building. The nursery is situated at the back of the garden. The children have use of a large outdoor space, with a fenced in area with a gate and astro-turf for the babies. We have recently spent a lot of time working on our outdoor area. We have created a music wall, a built in sand pit, a mud kitchen, a water feature and a boat. We strive to spend 80% of our day outdoors. We have invested in all-weather suits so that weather is not a restriction for outdoor play. As we have a large outdoor space which is divided, it enables all of our children to play out at the same time throughout the day. We have a variety of outdoor toys available and staff set up the area daily based on weather and children’s interests and learning.
Fox House Pre School Nursery
Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Little Foxes will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.
If successful, you will complete an Intermediate Children and Young Peoples Workforce apprenticeship programme delivered through Little Foxes’ dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.
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