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c/o Little Learners Day Nursery and, Communicat Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6AY
£150.50 per week
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Brief Description of Responsibilities:
  • To maintain and take guidance from appropriate policies, procedures and systems ensuring the educational, social, physical, emotional, health and welfare needs of the children are met always
  • To develop a good knowledge of the curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and take support from the Room Coordinator in using planning to deliver effective activities which stimulate and extend children's learning
  • To become involved in the role of Key Person, with support from the Room Coordinator to complete effective assessments and recording systems
  • To demonstrate care and sensitivity toward children and families within the facility
  • To provide an environment that is safe, stimulating and challenging
  • To ensure compliance with 'The Children Act 2004' and the 'Childcare Act 2006'.
  • To maintain all necessary records to meet internal, DMBC and OFSTED requirements
  • To take an active role in the promotion of excellent health and safety practices. To respond effectively to any health and safety issues that may arise and report any necessary matters
  • To participate in training and staff meetings as directed by the Manager
  • To perform any other duties commensurate with the general nature of the position requested by the Manager

Main Job Objectives:
  • Assisting with the operation of the nursery facility under the direction of the Room Manager and Nursery Management Team
  • Maintaining excellent liaison and communication with other staff, parents and children
  • Providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment in which children are nurtured and can play and develop
  • Ensuring the effective implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To take an active involvement in the delivery of weekly planned activities to suit the age and stage of development of the children within your care
  • To ensure the safety of all children always and ensure that all children's needs are met to the highest of standards

Personal qualities

  • Be flexible in your approach and have a friendly disposition
  • Ability to take direction and manage workloads
  • Willingness to undertake further learning

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally you will have GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4
  • Some previous work experience (Paid or unpaid) in a workplace enrivonment

Future prospects

We are looking to add to our team, so once the apprenticeship has been completed, there is the opportunity to continue their employment and progression.

Things to consider

Ongoing continuous professional development is actively encouraged. Successful appointments will be subject to relevant Safer Recruitment checks, including identity; references; DBS; training and qualifications.

We can Offer You...
  • A high-quality working environment
  • Generous rates of pay
  • Guaranteed working hours
  • Fantastic training and career development opportunities, including Level 1 British Sign Language
  • Closure week during the Summer holidays and Christmas break
  • Paid Bank Holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Discounted childcare
  • Pension scheme
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