About the apprenticeship
To contribute a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the nursery.
To implement the daily routine in the base room.
Work with children, contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff.
Liaise with parents and other family members.
Maintaining health and safety, safeguarding, food and hygiene and all other policies and procedures within the nursery.
Support all staff and engage in good team working.
We are a high quality, Welsh and English, fully Organic, Montessori style Day Nursery situated in the city centre of Cardiff and Cardiff Bay. We are have just opened two new nurseries in the city centre and we require an experienced nursery professional to join our team.
We aim to recruit the best in the business. Therefore you need to be highly motivated and passionate about delivering exceptional childcare and wonderful learning experience.
We invest wholeheartedly in our staff, supporting and encouraging them to learn and grow by providing them with up-to-date training and advice .
If you are passionate about childcare, eager and willing to learn then we want to hear from you. We follow a Montessori style of teaching, provide fresh, home-cooked organic meals and use natural materials as much as possible. We have a big emphasis on outdoor play and forest schools are we are lucky to have parks close by.
You might be completing your level two or looking for a placement for your level 3. We offer a place in a busy Nursery, caring and educating children from 3 months to 5 years.. If you are looking for a nursery where you can learn and grow to be an excellent early years professional and you have the motivation and goals to grow and progress within the early years sector, The Green Giraffe Nursery is the nursery to do so.
Ability to communicate well and build strong relationships with adults and children and families
Candidate should have calm, gentle and loving nature
To be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
Good organisational skills.
Demonstrates creative ability.
Excellent Time management.
Ability to problem solve and use initiative in challenging situations
Displays a passionate, enthusiasm and love for working with young children and babies
The candidate should be reliable , trustworthy and dependable and always willing to be flexible
Candidates must have a willingness to learn, progress, develop and take on new challenges
Ability to write legibly
Good presentation skills
Demonstrate a professional demeanour inside and outside the workplace
Ability to deal with conflicts and concerns in a professional and calm manner.
Excellent punctuality and attendance
Apprentices should be respectful, polite and courteous individuals.
Provides a gentle, loving care approach when caring for babies and young children
Excellent observational skills
Secondary education GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent
A levels are desirable but not essential
A valid paediatric first aid qualification is desirable but not essential
Basic food hygiene certificate desirable but not essential
Valid safeguarding/ child protection certificate desirable but not essential
Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No
Children's Care Learning and Development (CCLD) Level 2 and 3
About the employer
Green Giraffe Nursery The Green Giraffe Nursery,
Unit 2, Dunleavy Drive,
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.
This will be arranged by the Early Years Quality Manager at the Nursery