Job Description

Apprentice Nursery Assistant VAC-37186

Apprentice Nursery Assistant VAC-37186

  • Location : Essex
  • Wage £148 (per week)
  • Apprenticeship level : Intermediate
  • Start date : 22/10/2018
  • Closing date : 15/10/2018 (Deadline)
  • Working Week: 40 hours a week Mon - Fri
  • Hours Per Week: 40 hours a week Mon - Fri

Role Details



What is the purpose of the job?

To provide the highest level of care and education for children attending the nursery. Whilst you are gaining hands on experience in a high quality childcare setting you will be working towards recognised childcare qualifications.

What do you have to achieve?

With support, the individual needs of children are identified and met.
With support, equality of access and opportunity is given to all staff, parents and children.
Company policies, procedures and operational practices are adhered to at all times.
Positive working relationships with children, staff, parents and carers.
Key Responsibilities

Childcare and Education

Ensuring that the children’s individual needs are identified and met. You will be expected to promote positive relationships between the children and will be expected to develop friendly and professional relationships with parents and carers.

You will also be expected to be a positive, practical role model for the children, whilst supervising and supporting them at all times. You will ensure that the children are kept safe and that you fully understand and follow Safeguarding Procedures.

Your duties will be dependant on your level of qualification but they will also include a wide range of interactive tasks, including:

Setting up activities for the children
Reading stories
Playing games
Helping at meal times
Assisting with nappy changing and toileting and any other duties as necessary
Joining in with play and creative activities, as this will be an important part of the role.
You will also help to ensure that practice and provision in the nursery meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Health and Safety

You will adhere to all health and safety policy and procedures and be fully aware of all emergency and security procedures.

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive or restrictive, changes and other duties relevant to this post may be added. This job description may be reviewed in the future.

Future Prospects

On-going training and opportunity to move on to a full time employment

Address :

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3SS

Skills Required :

• You need to have a keen interest in the childcare Industry and be dedicated to working towards your apprenticeship
• Any experience with working or caring for children

Qualification(s) Required :



Learning Provider : LifeTime Training

Occupation Type : Apprenticeship

Job Role :

Expected Duration: 12-15 Months

Training Provided
Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Company Description

Company :
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