Apprentice Early Years Practitioner

  • Vacancy Reference: #033149
  • St Helens
  • £170.00 per week based on working 42.5 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Brief Employer Description

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner required to work for a family run day nursery based in St Helens

Main Duties & Responsibilities

• To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years.
• To ensure that the nursery is a safe environment for children, staff and others
• To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors at all times
• To deliver an appropriate play based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual progress
• To plan activities which ensure each child is working towards the early learning outcomes.
• To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
• To understand and work to nursery policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately, how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
• To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development
• To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager

Required Skills, Qualifications & Personal Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • No experience is required as full training is provided

Required Personal Qualities

  • Team player
  • Willing to learn and use initiative
  • Flexible approach
  • Enthusiastic with a genuine caring nature
  • Need to be punctual and reliable
  • Empathetic
  • Positive
  • Must be enthusiastic and energetic
  • Trustworthy

Further required skills

• Candidates should have a genuine interest in working with children
• The commitment to work towards and complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship
• Must be available to work all shift patterns
• Reliable and punctuality is very important along with a good attendance record

Future Prospects

Excellent opportunities to progress in the role to become Room Supervisors or Set Leaders

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