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Greenside Childcare Limited
Want a career in Childcare? Fantastic opportunity with Greenside Nursery who have been operating for 13 years and are a very large nursery with places for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old. Don't miss out, apply today!

Greenside Childcare Limited - Employer

Greenside Nursery is a purpose built nursery that has been operating in the Saints area of Luton for 13 years. We are a large independent nursery, providing full day care and part time sessions for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. We have been successfully providing training places for apprentices for many years and our friendly, experienced team offer a wide range of experiences to share with our trainees.



12 Months

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Job Summary

New Vacancy
Greenside Childcare Limited

Detailed Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

• To assist the nursery team in providing a friendly, caring and relaxing environment in order to encourage and develop children in our care.

• To be responsible for and complete all assignments given by tutors on time. To keep team leader up to date with your current area of learning.

• To ensure all daily routines are adhered to, and resources are organised in preparation.

• To learn from the team then assist with planning, organising and carrying out activities, individual interests and projects.

• Undertake domestic duties within the setting, e.g. preparation of snacks, washing and cleaning of equipment.

• To assist with maintaining children’s records by carrying out observations and assessments once trained to do so. • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean and tidy environment.

• To attend training as necessary

• To communicate with parents and other visitors in a calm, friendly and efficient manner appropriate to the role and stage of training.

Working Weeks is Monday-Friday

Application Process

  1. APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob using the link below. Please upload your CV to your profile
  2. ASSESSMENT - we will ask you to complete some short online assessments
  3. EMPLOYER - we will send your application & CV to the employer for consideration
  4. INTERVIEW - if you are selected for interview we will contact you to arrange a date and time

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

None required, full training will be given.

Skills required

  • IT Skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Good Level of Written and Spoken English
  • Good Communication with Adults and Children

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Follow instruction and use own initiative.

Future prospects

Progression onto level 3 apprenticeship.

Employment in the childcare sector.

Additional Information

Training provided

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce,
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT,
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities,
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 4000 learners and supports 1600 employers in achieving their goals

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Paragon Skills on 02382 149390 or email: (Ref ID:79139)
Paragon Skills


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