Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship
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Chunky Monkeys first opened its doors in 2013 providing childcare for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years.We are proud of our team here at Chunky Monkeys, we understand that you, the parents count on our nursery to have nursery nurses that are loyal educated and caring, we assure that is just what we have here at Chunky Monkeys.When you are a parent it becomes clear just how important the quality of childcare is to the overall development of your child. Many families have many different reasons why they need childcare. Whatever your reason, feel assured your child is safe and secure with us.
Chunky Monkeys first opened its doors in 2013 providing childcare for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. They are now looking for a bubbly and interactive nursery assistant to join their team while studying towards a qualification in childcare. This role is for 30 hours per week.
To provide care for children up to 12 years old. Helping to oversee, maintain and organise a clean, tidy, child-friendly environment. To supervise activities, such as messy play, crafts, cooking, reading and outdoor/physical pursuits.
This role will also involve personal care including changing nappies and toilet training.
Some key tasks will include but are not limited to:
To plan, prepare and participate in a range of activities that promotes each child’s physical, intellectual and emotional needs to enable each child to reach their full potential.
To participate in a minimum of two planned activities per day and to be confident at arranging spontaneous activities in line with Flying Start planning. You will also be expected to complete regular observations weekly in your key children.
Staff must ensure that the planned activities come from the children’s next steps, observations and interests, as the EYFP framework requires and all staff must play an active part in planning, setting development and evaluation.
Ensure that the environment is well set out and that resources are well presented and accessible and cleaned on a regular rota. Continuous Provision activities must be set out each morning and be in accordance with planning.
Supervise snacks and or meals and ensure that these times are a time of pleasant social sharing. Staff should sit and interact with their key children where possible and be a good role model.
To encourage where appropriate, all children to use cutlery, serve themselves, and sit at the tables during meal and snack times as this is an important element of planning to support learning and development.
To help children acquire self-help skills, including dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene as this is an important element of planning to support learning and development.
Must be 18 or over due to insurance requirements.
This role will suit someone looking to start their career in childcare who has a can do attitude and is motivated towards completing their level 3 qualification.
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