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About the vacancy

Immediate start to join our small and friendly team within a well-established nursery in Salford .You will be working in the nursery alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in an Early Year’s setting. You will receive high quality training in all aspects of Child Care.

You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning and play. This will include:

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • To attend additional training as required i.e. First Aid
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff
  • We will provide uniform garments free of charge

You will receive the following training:

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Monthly timetabled classes

What skills are we looking for?

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Qualifications

  • Essential : English and Maths (GCSE or equivalent - C/4 or above)

Outcome

  • On successful completion of your Apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract

The starting salary is £11,980.80 for 36 hours Monday to Thursday: 7.30am – 4.00pm Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm.

The apprenticeship will run for 16 Months, starting on Monday, July 01 2024. Applications close on Friday, June 21 2024.

About the employer

A well-established day nursery open since 1979. We have an experienced enthusiastic team who provide care to all the children We strive to ensure all our children have the best possible start and a great learning journey.

We are based at 11 UPPER PARK ROAD, SALFORD, M7 4HY