Organisation Name: Scamps Phone No: 0208 943 9313
Apprenticeship Pathway: Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
Contacts: Debbie Cetra, Scamps Manager
E-mail: debbie@nullscampsteddington.co.uk
Address: 65 Strathmore Road, Teddington, TW11 8UH
Employer Description: Childcare which covers early years preschool, out of school play work and holiday club play work. Care for children aged from 2 years until 11.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, 20% of which (8 hours) to be given for off the job training. These hours to be worked on a shift system between 8.30a.m. and 5.30 p.m. with 1 hour for lunch
Annual Holiday Entitlement: 20 days plus statutory days
Pay: £240 per week & pay review at 6 months
Position Title: Nursery Assistant Apprentice
Closing date: 17/07/2022
Start date: ASAP

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

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

Skills & Abilities required

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