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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship – Level 3

  • Location: Saltley, Birmingham
  • Salary: 111
  • Level: 3
26/09/2018 Aspiration Training Saltley, Birmingham B8 1SH

Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship – Level 3

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Saltley, Birmingham
  • Salary: 111
  • Level: 3
Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship – Level 3
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Little Angels Day Nursery prides Itself on being an outstanding setting. All of our staff work closely with parents, staff, Ofsted and the Early Years Development Team to deliver childcare of the upmost highest quality, providing children with unlimited opportunities to learn, develop and grow within a safe, secure and caring environment.

Our setting is designed to meet the individual needs of babies and young children. With large, bright open plan rooms, creative outdoor play areas and a variety of equipment providing children with a stimulating environment in which to thrive. The nursery has been adapted to meet all needs, for example stair lifts, wide door access and ramps. The nursery can be further adapted to meet your individual needs.

Our aim is for every child to be happy and healthy, enjoying their early years at the Nursery and for parents to have peace of mind that their children are in excellent hands, cared for, and loved for through the day. It is a home, within a home.

Little Angels Day Nursery currently caters for 80 children, ranging from 3 months to 5 years old. We warmly promote diversity and equality throughout our setting, thus cater for all backgrounds and abilities. We also hold a play scheme for children up to 8 years old during school holidays. We offer 15 hours Early years Education Entitlement nursery places for children from 2 – 5 years old. Please contact us for further information of the 2 years and 3 years (EEE) places, as well as other nursery fees.

An excellent opportunity has become available for an Apprentice Nursery Assistant at Little Angels Day Nursery in Saltley, Birmingham.

An opportunity has arisen with an employer for an apprenticeship position in childcare. The candidates will report to the Team Manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team, the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the childrens personal needs.

Other key responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the childrens development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 3 apprenticeship in childcare (with the possibility of a full-time position after completion). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

  • GCSE A-C in maths or Functional Skills equivalent
  • NVQ 2 Early Years Education and Childcare or Playwork qualification (or equivalent)
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to work effectively with families, staff team and colleagues from other agencies
  • Ability to relate to children, parents and carers who have varying needs and life experiences
  • Be competent in providing for the physical and emotional needs of children
  • Commitment to working with children
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting
  • Passion for working with and developing own skills in employment
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