Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Hucknall Day Nursery
100, Nottingham Road, Nottingham, NG15 7QE
£136.50 per week
14 Nov 2018
04 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The main duty within this role is to promote the physical, social and emotional development of each child within your remit and contribute towards their care and supervision.

If you're successful with your application, you will be getting involved in the planning and running of playtime, meeting and greeting the parents and making sure the play areas are clean and safe. This means you need some excellent interpersonal skills - if you're dealing with the parents of the children they need to be able to trust you!

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Supervising and playing with children (making sure you are engaging children in learning and play activities)
  • Maintaining a high standard of care and safety within the nursery environment
  • Showing professionalism and working as a team within room and as a whole nursery
  • Showing good communication and listening skills
  • Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the vision behind the nursery is fulfilled

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident and common sense
  • Awareness of safeguarding
  • Good organisation and planning skills

Personal qualities

  • Genuine desire to work in the childcare sector
  • The ability to communicate on a variety of levels (between parents, children and colleagues)
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Patient

Desired qualifications

A* - C maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Therecould be a permanent staff member position with progression opportunities and further training courses.

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be required to complete a full DBS Check.

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