Nursery Assistant/Apprenticeship (Ref 15989)

Nursery Assistant/Apprenticeship (Ref 15989)

Recruitment Service No Comment
  • Apprenticeship
  • Sheffield S6
  • Posted 6 months ago
  • £3.50/hour

To work at a privately-owned nursery, for children aged from 6 months to 4 years +. The nursery is located in Sheffield 6 and is within walking distance of a tram stop.

Duties will include:

– Assist all staff to implement the Early Years Foundation Stage and become familiar with its contents. Contribute to observations, record keeping and planning future learning for children, this will be carried out under the supervision of senior staff.

– Contribute to a programme of activities suitable for the age and developmental stage of the children in your base.

– Act as a good role model to the children in your care.

– Ensure a high standard of care for young children by being aware of and providing for their individual needs.

– Have respect for the diversity and differing needs of all children and contribute to a high quality environment which meets their individual needs.

– Create a clean warm and safe environment for the children in our care.

– Be polite and supportive to children’s parents and other family members. Offer help and assistance whenever possible.

– Be aware of the key principles of safeguarding and child protection and be diligent in ensuring the safety of all children. Always inform senior staff if you are in any way concerned about the welfare of a child. Keep all information with regard to children strictly confidential. This relates to any information that you see, hear or read which must be discussed only with senior members of staff.

– Ensure that all toys and equipment provided for children is clean and safe for them to use.

– Use appropriate simple language around children.

– Join in with play and help to create a stimulating atmosphere in which children will learn.


Requirements:  Must have Level 2 in a childcare related qualification (e.g. Children & Young People’s Workforce). GCSE A to C/4 maths and English preferred.  Must have a genuine love of children.  Must be able to work in a busy environment, be dependable, willing to learn, be confident and able to use your own initiative.


Training:   Apprenticeship Level 3 in Children & Young People’s Workforce.


Hours:  40 hours/week on a rota between Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm.

Pay:  £3.50/hour rising to £3.70/hour in April 2018.


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