Ref 7755
£118.50 per week
32 hours per week

Little Gems is a community based private nursery that provides a caring, stimulation ,fun learning environment to meet your child's educational and social needs.

This exciting role will expect to see you planning and providing programme of activities (play, education and care) on a daily basis to ensure that each child develops to his/her full potential and to monitor & develop the programme to meet the changing needs of the children.

Vacancy description

You will incorporate in the daily activities the areas of learning as appropriate to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and to help to prepare the children for mainstream infant schools.   You will have passion, boundless energy, enthusiasm and a desire to maintain the highest standards in supporting children and ensuring they achieve.

As a Childcare Apprentice you will:

  • Work in partnership with parents, consulting and sharing information with them about the needs and progress of their child,
  • To maintain daily registers and up-to-date children’s development records.
  • To be responsible for caring for the needs of each child in the Nursery and to ensure that effective provision is made to meet the emotional, physical, educational and social needs of each child in order to meet their full potential.
  • To assist senior staff to administer, co-ordinate, develop, and manage the provision of Childcare services and to ensure all services are carried out in accordance with the OFSTED standards for Early Years.
  • Desired skills
    • Have a good awareness of the EYFS
    • Able to use own initiative
    • Personable – Easy to talk to
    • Confident

    Personal qualities

    • Can work well as part of a team and alone
    • Reliable and hardworking

    Desired qualifications

    • Some experience required of working in a child care setting
    • Aware of health and safety requirements

    Working week

    • 5 days a week, across Monday – Friday 8.00am-6pm 32 hours per week minimum on a rota basis
    • Total hours per week: 32.00