Overview

Company Name:  Bright Beginnings Day Nursery                                                                     

Location: 3 vacancies in Twickenham branches/ 1 vacancy in the Hampton branch

Employer Description: Nursery unit for toddlers & pre-school children

Hours of Work:  9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m or 8.00 a.m-5.00 p.m . (4 days per week) with one hour for lunch.  One day will be given for NVQ            

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 20 days plus statutory days      Pay: £200.00 per week with six monthly pay reviews

   Age: 16 +                   

Job Description:   Working in all areas of the nursery, as part of the team:

  • Working under the guidance of the manager and colleagues, in order to support and extend the children’s learning.
  • Contribute own thoughts and ideas to long, medium and daily planning
  • Preparing the learning environment, assisting in the organisation of the room arrangement and resources.
  • Valuing and displaying children’s work.
  • Helping to encourage children’s development, independence, self-reliance, initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Observing children’s activities and contributing to their written records.
  • Working in a non-discriminatory way, being aware of differences and ensuring all children have equal access to opportunities to learn, develop and reach their potential.
  • Maintaining respectful and genuine interaction with children
  • Being supportive and welcoming to parents / carers
  • Attending parent evenings as appropriate.
  • Following the health & safety procedures to maintain a healthy & safe environment

 An ability to complete a complex & demanding learning programme with external examinations is a requirement for Way 2 Work vacancies

Skills & Abilities required:

  1. Interested in a career working with babies and young children
  2. Ability to demonstrate patience
  3. Ability to reflect on learning and actively seek learning opportunities
  4. To work constructively as part of a team, understanding roles and responsibilities and own position within these.
  5. Able to display a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children
  6. Good communication skills, with clear spoken English
  7. Able to work flexibly within a team, asking for and giving support as needed
  8. Able to understand the importance of being punctual and the impact absence has on the effectiveness of the team

 

Eligibility:

  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE’s passes in maths and English are not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework in Children & Young Peoples Workforce
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (if required)
  • Minimum Duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes