Apprentice Childcare Practitioner

Employer
Fledglings Ltd
Location
Osborne Street, Stockport, SK6 2EX
Salary
To be agreed upon appointment
Closing date
30 Oct 2021

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Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • To be an excellent role model for the children by demonstrating appropriate language and behaviour
  • During induction training, to become familiar with all Fledglings policies and procedures and ensure that you adhere to them at all times
  • To form strong and effective relationships with both children and parents during gradual admissions and room moves
  • At the appropriate time - take responsibility for a key group of children ensuring that all children feel secure and receive consistent, high quality care
  • To learn to reflect on practice, activities and routines, tailoring them to meet the individual needs of each child based on their stage of development
  • To ensure that observations and planning for your Key Children are kept up to date and are of a high standard
  • To be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse by reporting concerns immediately, in accordance with child protection and whistleblowing policies
  • To work in partnership with all parents/carers, building and maintaining relationships that engender trust, open communication and involvement in nursery life
  • To respect and value all colleagues, children and parents, encouraging a positive, diverse working environment
  • To work flexibly as part of the 'larger team' assisting and supporting colleagues when required
  • To behave responsibly at all times both within and outside the workplace, to ensure that Fledglings reputation is maintained
  • To attend reasonable out-of-working hours activities, including training, staff meetings, parents evenings and special events
  • To take joint responsibility for the standard of cleanliness in the room and the nursery as a whole, reporting concerns if necessary


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creative
  • Eager to learn with a caring attitude
  • Able to work off own initive


Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • Responsible
  • Flexible


Desired qualifications

  • A* - E / 9 -2 maths & English or equivalent


Future prospects

  • Progression available for the right candidate

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