About the apprenticeship
To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
Meeting children's daily needs including feeding, toileting and nappy changing
Accompany the childminder and assistants on walks, outings and visits ensuring the safety of the children
Have an understanding of childhood development and the Importance of play
Planning, programming & coordination of services including providing travel to and from school
Keeping the environment (indoor and outdoor) clean, tidy and safe, report any issues
We are a small and unique childcare setting in a rural yet accessible location. We care for 9 children between the ages of 15 months and 5 years during the day 4 days per week (Tuesday-Friday). We also care for up to 11 additional children between the age of 5-12 after school and during school holidays.
We have a strong focus on outdoor play and education, child led play, freedom and getting the children out on walks and adventures as much as possible. Days are filled with fun and laughter. The successful candidate will be joining the childminder and her two assistants in caring for the children Tuesday - Friday.
A willingness to gain relevant qualifications. A basic understanding of children's development, their needs and the provision of positive play. A commitment to the theory and practice of equal opportunities. An awareness of health and safety issues relating to the provision of play. An ability to carry out light physical duties to include lifting small children, housekeeping tasks and setting up the learning environment.
Team Work: working collaboratively together, sharing knowledge and experiences to deliver the best solutions
Team Player: Honestly, loyalty and commitment, good sense of humour
Openness: listening and sharing; building trust and acting with integrity; treating others with respect and working with transparency
Effective Communication Skills
Respect: encouraging, supporting and understanding others - their ideas, their views and their knowledge
Initiative: highly motivated and flexible.
To be qualified to start a level 2 qualification in Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent
Car driver essential due to rural location
DBS certificate -sector specific
Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No
Level 2 Childcare Playwork Learning and Development
About the employer
Country House Childcare Cobblers Wood
No, we are not 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.
To be held at the setting