Apprentice Senior Children's Practitioner

The Children's House Barrow, Colethorpe Lane, Church Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5AU
To be agreed upon appointment
04 Nov 2020
18 Jan 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties include:
  • To leadthe general runningand cleanliness of the nursery
  • Help staff with their duties
  • Interactand encourage children
  • Communicate with parents/carers to help them understand their child's progress
  • Caring for the children aged 3 months to 12 years
  • Lead planning activities suitable for the age and development of the children to meet the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
  • Help with preparation of snack time
  • Lead cleaning of the areas within the nursery

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

  • 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

To progress onto full time employement, subject to interview.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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