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Little Rascals
A nursery practitioner plays an important role in assisting in the care and education of young children. As a Childcare Apprentice, you will be planning and organising both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of childrens personal care needs

Little Rascals - Employer

Little Rascals Childcare (West Midlands) Ltd is the creation of Debbie Clarke a nursery nurse since 1986. Starting her career with an N.N.E.B, Debbie has since gone on to complete a B.A. Hons in Early Years as well as Early Years Teacher Status and a Level 7 in Management. With her vast experience and knowledge, Debbie is more than qualified to own and run three very successful Early Years settings, each providing the highest quality childcare.Debbie is very much a ’hands on’ owner, regularly seen around all three settings along with Alan, her partner of 20 years. Alan oversees the maintenance of the settings, ensuring that they are safe, secure and well maintained. The couple’s two daughters also work for company as childcare practitioners. Debbie feels very strongly that customers should know who has the overall responsibility for the care and education that is being provided for their little ones.Debbie is supported in her ambition to provide the highest quality childcare by an exceptionally experienced and qualified management team who take responsibility for the day to day running of the settings. Each manager oversees a team of practitioners that have been carefully chosen and comprise a blend of mature, experienced and professional nursery practitioner’s all of whom are dedicated to developing the children at Little Rascals to their full potential.Please feel free to browse the website, but more importantly come and visit your chosen Little Rascals setting and see first-hand what makes them stand out from the rest, your always receive a warm welcome.



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 105.00
Little Rascals

Detailed Job Description

Adhering to the policies and procedures of the Nursery.Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the Nursery.Work as part of a team to ensure correct safeguarding procedures are followed.Work as part of a team.The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and development needs.The planning and preparation of activities to meet children’s individual needs.Participating in activities and events.Liaising with parents.Keeping records and updating observation files

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).

Skills required

You will be a good communicator, with the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team.

Personal Qualities

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their child care skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting.This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development.The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

Future prospects

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare you will have access to excellent training/development opportunities within the role. With the opportunity to progress on the advanced apprenticeship in childcare. This employer is looking to develop an apprentice, with a view of offering a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Additional Information

Training provided

All apprentice will have one day per week classroom training for the first 11 weeks to support with underpinning knowledge, whilst also receiving work based support to develop their competency.All learners have a dedicated assessor who will visit them within their setting to support and develop their competency and ongoing development as a nursery practitioner.

Swift ACI Ltd - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Swift ACI Ltd on 0844 856 9780 or email: (Ref ID:81516)
Swift ACI Ltd


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