Englefield Green Montessori School provides high quality education and care for children aged between 2 - 5 years.
The Montessori school looks beyond the retention of knowledge. It works with each child to develop confidence, independence, and a desire to learn thereby preparing them for their future education.
As an apprentice you will be expected to work with both individuals and groups of children aged 2 – 5 years and ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for the children within the setting.
•Support all staff and engage with a positive attitude.
•To assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities with a safe and caring environment. Consulting with children and involving them where possible.
•Under the supervision-provide refreshments and ensuring good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained.
•Under supervision – Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day to day caring and early learning needs.
•Under supervision – ensure the provision of a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical history.
•To advise management, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
•To be involved in and out of working hour activities, e.g training, monthly staff meetings, parent’s evenings, fayres. Etc.
•To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed, such as, administration, domestic tasks, preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment. Etc.
•To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy is fulfilled.
•To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting. Including confidentiality, emergency and fire evacuation procedures.
•To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the role.
•To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold it’s standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
•To be aware of and know who is responsible to lead on additional responsibilities such as SENCO, training co-ordinator, safeguarding officer etc.
•Administering first aid when necessary and completing relevant paperwork.
School holidays as annual leave!