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Early Years Educator Apprentice

Job description

Stepping Stones Day Nursery is looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic lead nursery assistant who is able to help within the nursery. Could this be the role for you? Apply now!

If you are a friendly kind of person that aspires to work within the childcare industry then look no further. You will gain a great understanding of all aspects of the running of the nursery.

Duties within the role include:

  • Key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure
  • Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations
  • Helping out with activities with the children
  • Personal care of the children
  • Setting up activities and clearing them away
  • Ensuring that the nursery is kept clean and tidy
  • Helping out at meal times
  • Greeting parents and children
  • Ensuring any relevant paperwork is completed
  • Changing nappies and feeding
  • Work with children in the nursery, individually and in groups to assist and improve their development
  • Attend training sessions and meetings relevant to the post
  • Other general duties as and when required

This apprenticeship is work based therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address.

  • Employer Benefits - (Subject to successful probationary period)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Scheme
  • Free lunches
  • Fantastic employee wellbeing program

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 05/12/2021

Possible start date: 22/12/2021

Skills required

  • Good communication skills - verbally and written
  • Hard-working

Qualifications required

A*-C/9-4 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Training provided

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths & English (if required)

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Do you have any prior qualifications, or work experience in this sector?

Second question
Do you have a full UK driving licence and access to your own car?

Employer information

day nursery

Address details:

Stepping Stones Day Nursery Ltd
3 Arboretum Street
Nottingham
Nottingham
NG1 4JA

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001781166
Working week Range of shifts Monday - Friday, 7.40am - 6.00pm - 7.5 hours daily

(37.5 hours per week)

Expected duration 21 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Early Years Educator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £146.25 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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