Here at Kangaroo Pouch Day Nursery, we strive to provide award winning, Ofsted rated Outstanding Childcare! We are looking for an apprentice who has a previous qualification in Childcare. If you have the passion and motivation to carry on building your career, then this is the opportunity for you!
Kangaroo Pouch Tividale is a single story purpose built nursery, located on Elm Terrace in Tividale. We offer a friendly, welcoming atmosphere to help your child develop in key areas, providing a solid foundation for them to build upon in future stages of their education.
Our nursery consists of 3 vibrant, spacious and specially designed rooms for each age group. These are; the Joey’s room for 0-2 year olds, the Wallaroo’s room for 2-3 year olds and the Kangaroo’s room for 3-5 year olds. This ensures that children can develop their social skills by making new friends of their own age. The play equipment provided is both fun and educational, and appropriate for their age group.
We also have a large well-equipped garden, with free-flow access for children to enjoy the outdoors. The garden is split into 2 areas; one for the Joey’s and one for the Wallaroo’s and Kangaroo’s. This means that children can play and learn outside in areas tailor-made to their requirements.
Our wonderful staff pay the greatest attention to detail when looking after your child. They provide a safe and stimulating environment to help your child to develop educationally and socially. Staff constantly train to develop their own skills, to ensure the highest standard of childcare is provided. This is reflected in the ‘Good’ rating achieved in the latest Ofsted inspection. So you can rest assured that you child is receiving quality teaching and care.
If you would like further information please feel free to call or email us using the details provided.
This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.
Possible Start Date: 21/10/2019
Programme Duration: 13 months
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.
Your main roles and responsibilities will include:
You will supervise and monitor safety of the children within your care.
You will help children keep good hygiene.
You will organise activities or implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests.
You will develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime.
You will observe and assess Children's interest.
You will keep records of children’s progress, routines, and interest.
GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English would be a distinct advantage
Communication skills. Childcare workers must be able to talk with parents and colleagues about the progress of the children in their care. They need both good speaking skills to provide this information effectively and good listening skills to understand parents’ instructions.
Decision-making skills. Good judgment is necessary for childcare workers so they can respond to emergencies or difficult situations.
Interpersonal skills. Childcare workers need to work well with people to develop good relationships with parents, children, and colleagues.
Patience. Working with children can be demanding, so childcare workers need to be able to respond to the safety of young children and be calm.
Physical stamina. Working with children can be physically taxing, so childcare workers should have a lot of energy!
Upon completion of your Advanced Level Early Years Educator apprenticeship. You may be offered the opportunity to progress with Kangaroo Pouch.
This could include:
The opportunity of a permanent position within the business.
The possibility of progressing to a different role within the nursery.
Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Kangaroo Pouch will provide you with all of the on-the-job training and support, you may 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 Advanced Level Early Years Educator apprenticeship programme delivered through Kangaroo Pouch's dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.
Functional Skills in maths and English if required.
Interserve Learning & Employment is a leading UK training provider for apprenticeships and traineeships.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Interserve Learning & Employment on 0333 444 3973 or
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