About the apprenticeship
Assisting with the organisation & delivery of activities which develop children within the nursery socially, physically, intellectually & emotionally
Encouraging children to care for toys & equipment & to keep themselves & their environment clean, orderly condition
Supervising children when putting on & taking off outdoor clothing, shoes, aprons, etc & generally supervising the dressing of very small children
Assisting at meals
Ensuring that standards of hygiene are maintained e.g. hand washing & drying after using the toilet facilities & before eating, wiping down of surfaces with suitable cleanser, cleaning up of spillages
Supervising the children in all nursery activities & at play, particularly when they are in need of adult care e.g. when using scissors, glue, tools etc
Sitting with children in the book corner, reading to small groups of children, sitting with children during an activity & talking to them at all times to enrich their language & to encourage language development
Making themselves fully aware of, & complying with, key nursery policies, procedures & risk assessments
Encouraging children in their self confidence & self esteem and helping them in developing right from wrong
Managing children's behaviour in accordance with the nursery policy & in such a way as to promote their welfare & development
Actively prompting equality of opportunity & anti-discriminatory practice for all children
Any other duties
Sweet Pea Heath are seeking a mature, friendly and passionate individual to take on a Nursery Nurse apprenticeship and join our expanding team.
We are looking for someone who shares our passion for providing quality childcare. Our professional and dedicated staff team provide a stimulating, cosy and caring environment which promotes all aspects of children's development. We use high quality equipment and work in innovative environments to provide the very best in childcare. You will be working alongside qualified members of staff in a lively and friendly setting full time. You must have a basic understanding of child development and have good grammatical and basic numeracy skills.You will be friendly, hardworking and have a positive can-do attitude and be willing to take on the necessary duties involved to support your apprenticeship.
Experience in a similar post within a nursery setting
Ability to work as part of a close-knit staff team
Ability to develop good relationships and communicate effectively with parents
Ability to take initiative and make appropriate decisions
Ability to assist with keeping appropriate records
Level 2 CACHE Diploma or equivalent
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Children's Care, Play, Learning & Development Level 3
About the employer
Sweet Pea Nursery 39 St Isan Rd
Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.
Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.
The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.