Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

New Life Pre School

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure high standards in all aspects of care and development in line with the EYFS for all children attending the nursery
  • To organise resources for activities and experiences in the nursery
  • To assist in enhancing the developmental progress of all children
  • To give support to all staff and students within the nursery
  • To implement the daily routine within the nursery
  • To maintain a high standard of cleanliness and good housekeeping within the nursery at all times
  • To maintain a thorough knowledge of all the Nursery’s policies and procedures; ensuring that they are followed and respected at all times
  • To promote a positive outlook whilst respecting the values and reputation of the nursery. This includes personal views that may impact the opinions of new or existing staff

Main Duties:

  • To plan and carry out a range of exciting activities suitable for the age and development of children attending in conjunction with Management, Supervisors and Room Leaders
  • To assist in providing a safe, supportive and caring environment for young children while in the care of the nursery: to ensure that all aspects of each individual child’s development are given full consideration, and support all staff to meet these requirements
  • To be proactive in the process of activity planning, child observations and development records
  • Keep updated with any changes to legislation, distribute and update where needed
  • Recognise where and when change is needed discuss any ideas with Room Leader/ Lead Supervisor or Management when appropriate. Implement changes agreed
  • To ensure that communication with children, parents and the staff team is polite, upbeat, enthusiastic and courteous at all times. To support all staff and engage as a team member
  • To maintain confidentiality about all issues related to children and their families; you’re own, other staff and any management issues
  • To act as a role model for all staff, including covering for staff study, holidays etc. Support and mentor colleagues who are also studying for NVQ childcare qualifications
  • To work with individual children or groups of children providing a range of activities or experiences which will promote the development
  • To provide additional support and activities which will meet the needs of children with additional needs
Desired Skills:
  •  Patient
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Ability to communicate on all levels (to children, carers, parents and or guardians)
Personal Qualities:
  • A happy, positive attitude and approach to work at all times
  • Ability to use own initiative and common sense at all times
  • To provide a caring environment for all children
  • Ensure that everyone is made to feel welcome within the nursery: Children, Parents, Visitors and Staff
Desired Qualifications:
  •  You must have a solid understanding of GCSE maths and English or equivalent and have already attained a level 2 diploma and your looking to progress onto a level 3
Things to Consider:
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Closing Date:   31 OCT 2019
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