Employer: Mulberry Day NurseryDescription: A nursery assistant plays an important role in assisting in the care of young children. They plan and organise both fun and educational activities and take care of children’s personal needs. Non-qualified assistants would need to be supervised during their work with children. It is possible to train on the job, working towards an NVQ Level 2 in early years care or an equivalent qualification. Those who have attained Level 3 are permitted to work unsupervised. Description: Providing professional childcare is the responsibility of a Nursery Assistant. These professionals take care of, play with or teach children while they are at the Nursery in the day time. They must be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs. They may also bathe them and take care of their hygiene needs. A Nursery Assistant job can be found almost anywhere because there is always a need to take care of young children. A Nursery Assistant usually performs many of the following tasks: • Supervising children play time • Engaging children in learning and pay activities • Keeping and updating records • Working with team members • Maintaining a high standard or operation • Attending staff meetingsApprenticeship framework: Children and Young People's WorkforceApprenticeship type: Intermediate Level ApprenticeshipSkills required: • Working and Playing With Children • Being Proactive and Motivated • Leadership and Organisation • Professionalism and Teamwork • Communication and Listening • Knowledge Of Children’s Story and Nursery Rhymes • Being Flexible and Understanding • Being Happy and Funny • Stress Management and Control • Initiative and Time Management • Taking Care Of ChildrenQualification required: Candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work at Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT Candidates must also have a minimum of 4 weeks work experience in a childcare settingWorking week: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, 35 hours per weekTraining to be provided: Level 2 Childcare (Children and Young People's Workforce) Technical Certificate Level 1 Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT)Other important information: This vacancy is being recruited for by First Rung on behalf of the Nursery PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE NURSERY DIRECTLY The nursery WILL NOT answer any questions on the vacancy or the apprenticeship. For any and all enquiries, please call the First Rung Recruitment Team on 020 8201 3111Future prospects: The successful candidate will be able to progress into further training or an apprenticeship at Level 3, or into employmentBy applying for this opportunity you will be directed to Apprenticeship vacancies where you will be asked to register/login to apply. This will only take a few minutes. The job reference code 261881 applies to Apprenticeship vacancies.
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