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Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Zipadee Nursery
Zipadee Nursery is located in Leek in Staffordshire. We require a caring individual to join our workforce as an Apprentice Nursery Assistant. Gain a nationally recognised Childcare qualification, apply today.

Zipadee Nursery - Employer

Zipadee Day Nursery offers every child the opportunity to reach their full potential in a friendly, caring, supportive, safe environment.



12 months

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.

Job Summary

GBP 160.00
Zipadee Nursery

Detailed Job Description

Zipadee Nursery, based in Leek, have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join their experienced team and to undertake a career in child care. Working with children aged 2 - 4 you will be responsible for providing the best possible standards of care and education as well as ensuring the environment is safe and secure. You must ensure the children have access to learning opportunities throughout their time at the nursery; providing learning activities which are educational, stimulating and fun. Daily Responsibilities: • To understand and respect the need for consistency of care for the children • Planning and preparation of activities to meet each child’s individual needs. • Supervise and observe children in their day to day routine. • Assist and promote learning through play, overseeing activities that cover all areas of the EYFS. • Liaise closely with parents/ carers, keeping them informed and building good relationships with them. • Ensure good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained, this may include domestic chores. • Read all Nursery Policies and procedures and follow these at ALL times. • Make sure the building is secure at all times and follow the safety procedures in place. • Support colleagues and promote a supportive working environment. • Record accidents on the accident forms and ensure parents sign them. • To maintain confidentiality about all issues related to the children and their families; your own and other staff members issues and any other management or operational issues. As an Apprentice you will be included on a Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce Qualification. Your Qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

None specific, must complete Maths and English Functional Skills as part of the Apprenticeship.

Skills required

Ability to care for others, good communication skills - to build relationships with children, parents, carers and team members. Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative.

Personal Qualities

Caring, compassionate, friendly, reliable, enthusiastic, willing to learn, hard-working, self-motivated, polite, adaptable, responsible, punctual, creative, team-worker and ability to use initiative.

Future prospects

On going training & development potentially leading to promotion this is an excellent opportunity to undertake a Child Care qualification with an Award Winning Learning Provider.this position could potentially lead to a permanent position.

Additional Information

Training provided

Children & Young People’sWorkforceApprenticeship/Level 2• 12 months duration (approx)• Provides new skills and a thorough grounding for both newand existing employees• Academic equivalent to Intermediate GNVQ or 4-5 GCSEsComponent parts• Level 2 Certificate• Functional Skills Level 1 - Mathematics, English, ICT• Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Babcock Training Limited - Learning Provider

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Babcock and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Babcock has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 or email: (Ref ID:78475)
Babcock Training Limited

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