Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Apprentice

Haverhill Research Park, Three Counties Way, Haverhill, CB9 7SW
Competitive salary
04 Nov 2020
18 Jan 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • Observing each child's progress and report on achievements and assist in maintaining records of each child's day to day activities and development for parents using learning journeys
  • Supervision of children at play (indoors and outdoors) and at mealtimes
  • Planning and development of inspiring, enabling environments where children initiate play
  • Develop positive relationships with parents/carers working in partnership with parents/carers and foster positive relations between parents/carers, children, employees, and the wider community
  • Participate in parents/carers evenings if required
  • To positively promote the nursery within the community
  • Be involved in fundraising events, assist with the promotion of the nursery, attend training events, open evenings and staff meetings if required
  • Supervise domestic jobs within the nursery, such as preparation of snacks, cleaning of equipment and nursery rooms
  • Update as requiredthe company's policies and procedures, specifically Childcare, Employee Handbook, Health and Safety and Training
  • Undertake a shared responsibility for Health, Safety, and cleanliness throughout the Nursery
  • Lead all emergency and security

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to relate well to children and adults in a calm and patient manner
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and work co-operatively with parents
  • Ability to be adaptable to meet the variable needs of different children and the nursery
  • Ability to leada team
  • Ability to help plan activities appropriate to the ages and developmental stages of the children
  • Ability to keep written records and to write short reports
  • Ability to take responsibility of a group of children
  • Ability and willingness to work with children of any age between 6 months and 16 years

Personal qualities

  • An understanding of what good customer care looks like
  • Calm
  • Reliable
  • Good timekeeping
  • Team worker
  • Ability to communicate with young children

Desired qualifications

  • The employer requires the successful applicantto have a Level 3early years qualification to enable them to partake in this appointment
  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

Possible permanent employment at end of apprenticeship depending on nursery needs at that time.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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