Childcare Apprentice

Recruiter
ST DAVIDS HILL PLAYGROUP
Location
B 41, Exeter, EX4 4BP
Salary
£145.25 per week
Posted
23 Jan 2020
Closes
10 Dec 2020
Ref
VAC001610829
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
The successful apprentice will be ensuring the children's emotional and development needs are met. You will be involved in a variety of tasks such as:
  • Helping to organise play, projects and games and exercise
  • Assisting with art and craft activities,
  • Helping with snack time
  • Cleaning duties

You will need to take into consideration the individual needs of the children's respecting race, religion and culture and also have an awareness of social needs and be sympathetic to emotional needs. As a childcare apprentice, you will be expected to play an active part in the development of the children in your care. You will support all abilities, helping every child reach their potential in all areas of learning - socially, intellectual, physical and emotional. You will adhere to all the policies and procedures of the group.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have excellent communication skills as you will be dealing with children, parents and colleagues on a daily basis
  • Listen actively to children and respond with warmth and empathy
  • Along with this, you must understand the importance of confidentiality


Personal qualities

  • You must be patient, reliable and hardworking
  • Teamwork is essential as you will become a member of a small, but dedicated team of professionals
  • You will need to be enthusiastic, energetic and able to work in a flexible way


Desired qualifications

No qualifications are desired as full training will be given.

Future prospects

Once having completed your apprenticeship, the nursery may consider supporting progression to an additional qualification for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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