- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
40.00 per week
- Working Week
Mon-Fri 40 hours. The nursery is open from 7.30am until 6pm each day and working hours will be between these times
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
Early years educator
- Employment Type
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Cricklade Manor Prep School
Description of Opportunity
An energetic, enthusiastic and ambitious Nursery Apprentice is required to help lead this highly regarded co-ed prep school through an exciting phase of development and expansion. The Nursery Apprentice will be supported by the Room Leader and Nursery Manager. You will deliver outstanding lessons following the Early Years Curriculum.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Kirsty Bain
email@example.com - NEW COLLEGE SWINDON (Ref ID: VAC001789991)
The successful candidate will have the following skills, experience and qualities:
An interest in childcare with the ambition to create a stimulating environment that motivates children to learn independently
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues
The ability to maintain records in accordance with nursery policy
The ability to discreetly attend to young children’s toileting needs
GCSE passes at level 4 / grade C or above in English and maths or equivalents.
Early years level 2 qualification
A willingness to complete a level 2 and 3 Child Care Qualification and other training relevant to role
Leading by example in honesty and integrity
A ‘can do’ attitude and the willingness to work hard to get things done
Ambitious, enthusiastic and committed
Drive and determination
Be observant, have an eye for detail, spot problems and develop solutions
Have a good sense of humour and be flexible and adaptable
Be flexible with working arrangements
Cricklade Manor Prep
Cricklade Manor Prep is based in Cricklade in between Cirencester and Swindon. We have good transport links from both locations with the 51 bus
For those who drive, we provide on-site parking
During your working day lunch is provided for you
Contributory pension is offered
We are a no smoking site
New College Swindon
You will need to complete initial assessments in maths and English
You will need to complete some initial paperwork for screening and send copies of required documents
You will have a pre-screen chat to run through the process and what is involved in the apprenticeship
Progression to Nursery Assistant and beyond.
Cricklade Manor Prep (formerly Prior Park Prep) is a long-established Independent Prep School located in the heart of Cricklade, Wiltshire. Cricklade is a short drive from the M4 and A419, making it easily accessible from Cirencester, Swindon, Malmesbury and surrounding areas.
The school is housed on an 8-acre site within the town, including a handsome Grade II listed manor house, a separate Pre-Prep department housed within a walled garden, a number of purpose-built classroom blocks and extensive sports facilities including astroturf and grass pitches, a sports hall and swimming pool.
The Nursery sits in its own dedicated building situated within the walled garden. The Nursery currently has over 70 children registered. This role has arisen do to the continued projected growth of the setting.
Cricklade Manor Prep educates boys and girls from age 2 to 11. At the end of their time at the school, pupils move on to a wide range of independent, grammar and maintained schools. The school’s mission is built around three key pillars: Challenge, Motivate & Prepare.
The school aims to:
Develop the academic, musical, creative, sporting and other talents of each boy and girl
Provide outstanding pastoral care in a secure, happy, nurturing environment, underpinned by principles of tolerance, kindness and respect
Create an outward-looking ethos, building links with parents and the local community
Prepare leavers for entry to senior schools at 11+
Enable leavers to be confident, capable, caring and independent minded