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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Job details
Posting date: 20 August 2019
Salary: £208.13 per week
Additional salary information: 37.5 hours a week - Monday-Friday
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 September 2019
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5HL
Company: Lifetime Training
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: VAC-47983

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Vacancy description

Work should be fun and we are looking for individuals who share that philosophy whilst providing children under 5 with a ‘Sound Foundation’ for life.

Your duties as an Apprentice Nursery Nurse will include:

• Building positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues and internal/external professionals
• Ensuring that each child’s wellbeing is met and that they thrive in a safe environment
• Safeguarding all children in our care
• Observing, monitoring and engaging in children's play activities linked to the EYFS. Activities will support children’s language and literacy, art and design, numeracy and physical development
• Keeping records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered
• Learning how to provide high quality childcare to our children
• Assisting in serving food to children, ensuring special dietary requirements are met

In addition to this we offer a wide range of employee benefits:

• Cash rewards for going ‘Beyond Expectation’
• Potential for an annual tax-free Partnership Dividend
• 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the option to buy and sell leave

The pay rate is £5.55 per hour and you will work 37.5 hours a week.

A level 2 apprenticeship will last for approximately 13-17 months and a level 3 will last for 19-23 months. Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to apply for qualified roles in our local nurseries.

Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide at least two satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.

Training to be Provided

• Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Early Learning and Childcare • Functional Skills in English • Functional Skills in Maths

Length of Apprenticeship

12-15 months


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