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Nursery Assistant

Dowry House Nursery School
This is an exciting opportunity to start your career in Childcare with the chance to gain a level 2 childcare qualification. They are looking for someone who has a passion to deliver a high quality care and education to young children as well as having an interest in early year’s development.

Dowry House Nursery School - Employer

Dowry House Nursery is based in a large Victorian house in Bamber Bridge, Preston near to Brownedge St Mary’s Church. The fantastic grounds are fully enclosed providing the children with a safe and challenging environment. We are very much an outdoor nursery where most of our day is spent, so be prepared for your child to be tousled, tarnished and tired at the end of each day as they benefit from the freedom of outdoor play all year round. Inside, our nursery provides a comforting atmosphere with spacious rooms for many varied activities. Our children benefit from mature professionals who enjoy their work and are dedicated to ensuring all children are treated as individuals and look upon nursery days as a home from home.




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Job Summary

GBP 122.50
New Vacancy
Dowry House Nursery School

Detailed Job Description

Dowry House Nursery School is seeking an Early Years apprentice to work under the direct instruction of a senior nursery nurse, to support access to learning for children and provide general support to other nursery nurses.

Main duties involve:

To work with children aged between 2 years and 4 years in co-operation with a Senior Nursery Nurse and under the general direction of the Nursery Manager/Deputy Manager.

To assist Nursery Nurses and Senior Nursery Nurses in the EYFS (Early years foundation stage) planning to ensure variety and diversity to maintain the children’s interest and to ensure development of the children.

To assist in providing high quality childcare and education for all children.

To assist in providing a safe environment by being aware at all times of the dangers and appropriate preventative measures, set a good example at all times.

To contribute to, and implement all the nurseries policies and procedures.

To attend in-service training where appropriate and to attend staff meetings when required.

Maintain serviceability of equipment, toys and books etc in the nursery.

Assist in the supervision of meal times, ensuring a high standard of cleanliness at all times.

Whilst working towards your qualification ensure all targets are met as set by your assessor.

To maintain confidentiality at all times.

Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the nursery environment.

To ensure that a good example is set at all times in the way that children are spoken to and the words that are used and that the pronunciation is correct

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, preferably with Grade C in English and Maths or grade 4 and above or functional skills equivalent

Skills required

Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with an ability to work well with both children and adults.

To be able to work within a team and to show initiative within your own job role and responsibilities.

Personal Qualities

An energetic and enthusiastic person with a passion for making a difference to the lives of young children having a can do approach. A trustworthy person with exceptional attendance and timekeeping who is willing to work hard in a rewarding profession.

Future prospects

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Permanent employment within the organisation

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 2 Diploma in Childcare

Rathbone Training - Learning Provider

Rathbone Training is a British youth charity focused on helping young people gain the right skills to move into sustainable employment.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Rathbone Training on 01942 614 181 or email: (Ref ID:81566)
Rathbone Training

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