About the apprenticeship
● To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
● Meeting children's daily needs including feeding, toileting and nappy changing
● Accompany the childminder and assistants on walks, outings and visits ensuring the safety of the children
● Keeping the environment (indoor and outdoor) clean, tidy and safe, report any issues
● Supervise child led play
● Engage with children during activities and play
We are a small and unique childcare setting in a rural yet accessible location. We care for 9 children between the ages of 15 months and 5 years during the day 5 days per week (Monday-Friday). We also care for up to 11 additional children between the age of 5-12 after school and during school holidays.
We are working towards accreditation with The Curiosity Approach and have a strong focus on outdoor play and education, child led play, freedom and getting the children out on walks and adventures as much as possible. Days are filled with fun and laughter. The successful candidate will be joining the childminder and her two assistants in caring for the children Monday - Friday
We are looking to expand our small team, fantastic opportunity and future prospects for the right person
Qualities we are looking for:
Team Work: working collaboratively together, sharing knowledge, experiences to deliver the best care
⮚ Team Player: Honestly, loyalty, commitment, good sense of humour
Conscientious - A willingness to gain relevant qualifications. A basic understanding of children's development, their needs and the provision of positive play. A commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities. An awareness of health and safety issues relating to the provision of play. An ability to carry out light physical duties to include lifting small children, housekeeping tasks and setting up the learning environment.
Openness: listening and sharing; building trust and acting with integrity; treating others with respect and working with transparency
⮚ Good Communication Skills
Respect: encouraging, supporting and understanding others - their ideas, views and knowledge
Initiative: highly motivated and flexible.
To be qualified to start a City and Guilds level 2 Children's Care, Play Learning and Development level 2
Car driver/own travel arrangement essential due to rural location
DBS certificate -sector specific
Welsh speaking would be an advantage but not essential
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Training provider course:
CCPLD Level 2
About the employer
Country House Nursery
Alltami Road, Sychdyn
No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.
Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.
To be held at the setting