Apprentice Nursery Assistant

  • Shooting Stars Nursery (Wolverhampton)
  • Wolverhampton
  • £4.81 per hour

Shooting Stars require an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to join their workforce and complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Early Years Practitioner standard. Duties include contributing to a caring environment for children. Apply Today!

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  • GMFJ Reference
    181512
  • Wages
    £4.81 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    14/04/2022
  • Start Date
    04/07/2022

  • Location
    Wolverhampton
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Childcare
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Shooting Stars Nursery (Wolverhampton)

Description

Shooting Stars require an Apprentice Nursery Assistant to join their workforce and complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Early Years Practitioner Standard. 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 Practitioner

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 them 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 an Early Years Practitioner Standard. Your standard will be delivered by Babcock Training who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer supporting you throughout the apprenticeship by structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 (Ref ID: 181512)

  • • Organised
  • • Literate
  • • Good verbal communication
  • • Ability to listen to and follow instruction
  • • Use own initiative

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

As an Apprentice you will complete an Early Years Practitioner Standard.


Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English


Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment


The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

  • • Caring
  • • Reliable
  • • Proactive
  • • Have a sense of humour
  • • Calm and patient
  • • Appreciate and respect diversity
  • • Self confident
  • • Self motivated
  • • Passionate and dedicated

Possible progression to level 3 following successful completion of a level two childcare standard, Shooting Stars Nurseries will guarantee a permanent, full time position to the applicant.

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