Childcare Apprentice

Here at Kiddies Kingdom 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!

Kiddies Kingdom Day Nursery - Employer

Established in 2004, Kids & Co is a family-run business which prides itself on providing warm and welcoming day care facilities for babies, toddlers and preschool children in Kiddie Kingdom and Kinds & Co. We have an excellent reputation and our proud of our OFSTED reports for our nurseries at Kiddies Kingdom and Kids & Co. All of the children who attend one of our Kids & Co nurseries have plenty to keep themselves busy and regular visits are arranged to local farms and even candle making experiences. Highly qualified caring practitioners are always on hand to meet the needs of children and parents.

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104655
£156.00
40.00
Stoke on Trent
16/08/2019
Closed
Childcare
Kiddies Kingdom Day Nursery
Full-Time

14/10/2019

13 months

Interserve Learning & Employment

Detailed Job Description

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.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are required for this role, although 3 – 9 grade GCSE’s (or equivalents) in maths and English would be a distinct advantage.

Skills required

  • 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.

Personal Qualities

  • 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!

What does a typical placement look like

  • 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.

What you should wear

  • No formal qualifications are required for this role, although 3 – 9 grade GCSE’s (or equivalents) in maths and English would be a distinct advantage.

Future prospects

Upon completion of your Advanced Level Early Years Educator apprenticeship. You may be offered the opportunity to progress with Ellesmere Children's Centre.

This could include:

The opportunity of a permanent position within the business.

The possibility of progressing to a different role within the nursery.

The possibility of completing a higher level apprenticeship programme.

Additional Information

Training provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Ellesmere Children's Centre 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 Ellesmere Children's Centre dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.

Functional Skills in maths and English if required.

Interserve Learning & Employment - Learning Provider

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 email: baljinder.kaur@interserve.com (Ref ID:104655)