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Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Child Care 4 You
Pay: £62.40
Location: Kent Maidstone United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Aug 2019
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor
Job reference: E02968273
Childcare/Care Work 2019-05-13 2019-07-31

Job Description

Parenta have many opportunities available and offer you the chance to ‘Earn as you Learn’ whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The best part? There are no classes to attend!





We are currently hiring candidates to work in a nursery setting.





The moment your journey begins as an apprentice:







  • You become an employed member of staff


  • You will be paid an hourly rate


  • You will work towards gaining a full qualification – without having to attend classroom-based lessons






The apprenticeship will last a minimum of 12 months. You will be working towards a Level 2 or Level 3 in Childcare.





Throughout your role you are not alone. Parenta offer you full training, support, guidance and are here to help you progress your career. You even have a personal assessor/tutor assigned to you from the moment you start your journey as a modern apprentice.





Your role will include:







  • Working with children between the ages of 0-5 years, organising activities, being proactive with the help and care carried out within the early years teaching sector


  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children – changing nappies, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children


  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day-to-day learning and play activities


  • Ensure that the setting is safe, clean, and well presented


  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner


  • Contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children; this includes creating a warm, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially, and educationally through individual attention and group activities


  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas


  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s confidentiality policy


  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment






Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within the early learning year’s sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.





Ideally you will:







  • Be passionate about caring for children


  • Have an outgoing, bubbly, motivated attitude


  • Be a committed, punctual, and reliable individual




Personal Qualities :


  • Friendly and outgoing, with a willingness to learn


  • Passionate about providing equal opportunity, family centred childcare


  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally with a wide range of people


  • Enthusiastic


  • Warm, caring, and approachable


  • Flexible


  • Open to change and a team player






Skills Required :


  • Good communication skills


  • Comfortable with creative thinking


  • Confident with children


  • Calm and organised


  • Experience of working/participating in a team environment


  • Written, verbal, and listening skills






Future Prospects :

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to continue with an exciting career in childcare! Initially you will be working towards an NVQ Level 2 in Childcare, with a chance to progress to a level 3 after that.



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