You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established, privately-owned Childcare provider.
You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 2 in Children and Young People’s Workforce.
Duties will include:
Meet the requirements of the EYFS framework
Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
Give support to other personnel within the setting
Implement the daily routine in the base room
Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
Be flexible within working practices of the setting, be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc
Recording accidents – ensure the accident reports have been signed by another member of staff before the parent receives it
Look upon the setting as a “whole” where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
Respect the confidentiality of information received
Develop your role within the team
Ensure the setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
Be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times
Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are always observed
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Kinder Haven Day Nursery
Kinder Haven Ltd. is a successful nursery chain in the Bradford and Leeds area. At Kinder Haven we are proud of the nurseries and high standards of care that we provide that has led to our success through our returning clients, OFSTED and national awards.
Monday to Friday Shift times TBC Total hours per week: 40.00
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:
Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework:
Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your assessment materials
Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times
Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence, and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio
Level 2 Functional Skills (if required)
Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) are embedded in the main qualification
Ability to work as part of a team
You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents, and colleagues
GCSE maths and English graded D/3 (or equivalent) or higher is essential
Achievement of the Intermediate Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Pre-school Manager/Co-ordinator, etc.
There is also the opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Foundation Degrees in Early Years
Kinder Haven Day Nursery
Please apply via the FW Solutions website
Short Vacancy Description:
A hard working and enthusiastic apprentice nursery assistant is required at a successful children’s day nursery to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.