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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Shooting Stars Nursery

Shooting Stars Nursery (Bromsgrove)
Shooting Stars require an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to join their workforce and complete an Apprenticeship in Early Years Childcare and Education. Gain a nationally recognised qualification, apply today.

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Shooting Stars Nurseries prides itself on 'providing the ultimate care and education'.

Shooting Stars Nursery (Bromsgrove)


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Job Summary

GBP 111.00
New Vacancy
Shooting Stars Nursery (Bromsgrove)

Detailed Job Description

Shooting Stars require an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to join their workforce from April 2019 and complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Early Years Childcare and Education.

During your Apprenticeship you will be expected to;

•work as a team member, within the guidance, leadership and coaching of that team, to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe, and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs, whilst undertaking theoretical and practical training, and completing tasks and assignments to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve a level 2 qualification in Early Years Childcare and Education;

•adhere to and positively promote Shooting Stars Nurseries Policies and Procedures;

•Understand each child as an individual and have a general understanding of childcare and child development;

•observe each child’s progress and report on achievements looking for progression and continuity;

•Develop positive and trusting relationships with children, parents, carers, staff and outside agencies

•provide daily feedback and observe Working in Partnership Meetings as required, learning to communicate with parents and carers

•Assist with the supervision of children at play (indoor and outdoor) and at mealtimes;

•learn how to plan, prepare and participate in a range of activities that promote children’s learning and development;

•Learn how to be key person for a group of children, by observing, monitoring and accurately recording each child’s development in line with the EYFS.

•learn how to help children become independent through helping hem acquire self-help skills, including, dressing, feeding, toilet training and an awareness of personal hygiene;

•learn how to provide high standards of quality within the nursery including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children;

•Understand how to demonstrate good practice with regard to special needs and inclusion;

•Learn how to continuously improve the quality of childcare and education;

•Learn about how to keep children safe and understand when and how to follow Safeguarding Procedures.

•understand and ensure that the nutritional needs of the children are met and that Food Safety Regulations are complied with.

•Learn about current developments in childcare and education policy and practice.

Understand how to share responsibility for safeguarding all children within the nursery.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Childcare 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

A*–C/9-4 Grade for GCSE English and Maths or equivalent qualification would be desirable but not essential.

Skills required

• Organised

• Literate

• Good verbal communication

• Ability to listen to and follow instruction

• Use own initiative

Personal Qualities




•Have a sense of humour

•Calm and patient

•Appreciate and respect diversity

•Self confident

•Self motivated

•Passionate and dedicated

What does a typical placement look like

• Organised

• Literate

• Good verbal communication

• Ability to listen to and follow instruction

• Use own initiative

What you should wear

A*–C/9-4 Grade for GCSE English and Maths or equivalent qualification would be desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Following successful completion of a level three childcare qualification, Shooting Stars Nurseries will guarantee a permanent, full time position to the applicant.

Additional Information

Training provided

Intermediate Diploma in Children's & Young Person's Workforce.

Each framework includes a diploma/certificate which shows the practical skills, a technical certificate to confirm the knowledge and understanding and Functional Skills in Maths and English.

You will be assessed throughout the apprenticeship and complete the qualification based on the competencies within your job role.

You will be assessed by a combination of observations, professional discussion, question and answer sessions and self-study which is required to confirm your knowledge and understanding of the career route you have chosen.

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:95528)
Babcock Training Limited


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