Published on Friday, January 11, 2019

Apprentice Childcare Practitioner

Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries

Job Description:

Job purpose:

Contribute to a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in the nursery

  • Develop and maintain good relationships and professional communication with parents / carers and give support to other team members throughout the nursery
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop
  • Promote the high profile and reputation of the business at all times

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children in your care in conjunction with other team members
  • Under supervision, keep records of children’s development and learning journeys
  • Engage in good team working
  • Liaise professionally with and support parents and other family members
  • Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evenings, fundraising events etc.
  • Be flexible within working practices of the nursery and be prepared to help where needed
  • Carry out personal care and hygiene routine of babies and children including the changing of nappies and toileting
  • Undertake domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleaning and tidying of nursery equipment and facilities
  • (Complete job description will be given at interview.)
Desired Skills:
  • Good language and conversational skills
  • Good written skills
  • Works well in a team and basic
  • Basic computer knowledge
Personal Qualities:
  • Cheerful
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Kind
  • Honest
  • Caring
  • Trustworthy
  • Organised and prompt
  • Excellent personal presentation and hygiene
Qualifications Required: GCSE in English and maths at grade C or above, or alternatively Functional/Key Skills at level 1 or above
Things to Consider: Shifts will vary in hours up to 10 hour per day for over 18's. 16-18 Year old will work no more than 8 hours per day, this can include early morning starts and late evening finishes - the role is physically demanding 
Link to Vacancy:
To Apply: If you are interested in applyying for this vacancy or want further information please follow the link. Please note you will need a .GOV account which you will need to sign into before applying.
Closing Date: 08/02/2019
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