Apprentice Early Years Practitioner

Duties will include:

  • To work alongside Nursery practitioners to ensure safety and supervision for the children at all times. Staff must provide constant supervision of all children allocated to them, a child is never left alone or left to be supervised by another child or parent at any time)
  • To report any matters of concern regarding children, staff or parents to the Nursery Manager/ Deputy/ Proprietor as appropriate
  • To identify and meet the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of the children
  • To implement and adhere to a consistent daily routine both indoors and outdoors, ensuring high quality teaching and learning experiences are offered to children at all times
  • To provide a secure, loving, caring and stimulating environment for each individual child
  • To plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and evaluation as required
  • To take care of the children physically and encourage awareness of personal hygiene
  • To work in a positive manner with colleagues, sharing best practice to ensure better outcomes for children
  • To demonstrate (through role modelling) good manners and respect for others, both children and adults
  • To support the Nursery Christian ethos through role modelling positive and inclusive behaviour
  • To share positive information about the children with their parents, in a professional, friendly manner
  • To maintain children’s records including observation, assessment and tracking, sharing all information with the child’s parents/ carer keeping learning journeys up to date
  • To attend and be involved in any out of work-time activities such as staff meetings and training sessions (as required). All training is paid
  • To be aware of and implement all our policies and procedures
  • To take part in mealtimes and ensure that they are positive times of pleasant interaction
  • To share cleaning responsibilities and ensure safety and hygiene of the environment and toys/ resources/ equipment
  • To ensure that children who are unwell are kept close, warm (cooled if they have a high temperature), calm and content, and that parents are contacted if necessary
  • To record accidents and incidents as per policies and procedures
  • To be flexible to the daily business demands of the nursery, including working hours and room duties
  • To liaise with other childcare professionals when necessary, sharing information and therefore promoting a multi-agency working environment
  • To encourage children in self-help, personal hygiene and acceptable social behaviour in a positive way
  • To treat any information of matters relating to the work within the nursery as confidential
  • Employer: Bowdon C OF E Primary School
  • Location: Altrincham
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday, between the hours of 07:45 - 17:30, and Friday, 07:45 - 16:30 (shifts to be confirmed), with a 30-minute unpaid lunch per day.
  • Salary: £155.88 weekly wage
  • Closing date: 01/02/2022