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Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Company Name:
Next Steps
Apprenticeship Framework/Standard:
Childcare Level 2
Date Posted:
11 Mar 2019
Vacancy Type:
Working Hours:
Monday to Friday
Job Advert
Next Steps is a childminder setting based in Bedhampton with 4 members of staff. They look after 9 children per day aged 1-5 and a further 6 aged 5-10 before and after school. 
The daily duties will include:
  • Assisting with outings
  • Helping at meal times
  • Assisting with toilet training and nappy changing
  • Playing and having fun with the children 
  • Arranging age appropriate activities for the children
  • Communicating with parents and carers at both ends of the day
  • Observing and logging (you will be given training on this)
  • Baking, arts and crafts etc with the children
There is no previous experience required for this role however the candidate must have a genuine interest and passion for children. The candidate must also be highly reliable, punctual, hard working with a fun and bubbly personality. 
The entry requirements for the apprenticeship are A-E/9-2 English and Maths at GCSE or Functional Skills Level 1 in both. 
The apprenticeship will last around 18 months and the candidate will be working with the employer Monday to Friday and will attend college for 2 hours a week in the evening for theory training. An assessor from Highbury College will come out to the workplace every 6 weeks to visit the apprentice, set assignment work and conduct observations.