CH-162 Childcare Apprentice at Darwen St James C of E Nursery in Darwen

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 30-04-2017
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code CH-162
Hours Per Week Minimum 30 Hours Maximum 40 hours including 7 hours day release at college
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Job Description

You will work with individuals and groups of children under the direction of Teaching and Senior staff both in and out of nursery hours to enrich curriculum learning.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children in your care in conjunction with other team members.


Under supervision, keep records of children’s development and learning journeys.


Engage in good team working.


Liaise professionally with and support parents and other family members.


Attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, staff meetings, etc.


Be flexible within working practices of the nursery and be prepared to help where needed.


Carry out personal care and hygiene routine of the pupils including the changing of nappies and toileting.


Undertake domestic jobs within the nursery, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleaning and tidying of nursery equipment and facilities.


Person Specification


Friendly and approachable

Flexible and able to use own initiative

Can manage workload effectively

Personal Qualities

Keen to learn, reliable, approachable, good communicator and friendly


Entry 3 Maths and English initial assessment results for Level 2

Level 1 Maths and English for Level 3    

GCSE’s Maths and English preferred but not essential



Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship/Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

L2 – 12 months L3 - 24 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

Level 3 Early Years Educator

Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Future Prospects

Level 3 – Foundation degree


Kirsty Gregory - Training Adviser at Blackburn College

01254 292470

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