Early Years Practitioner Apprentice

Duties to include:

  • Contribute to the provision of a safe and stimulating environment for the children, ensuring that all of the children in the setting are able to partake.
  • Supervise and care for the children at mealtimes, ensuring that you encourage independence as much as possible.
  • Help with hygiene routines including toileting and nappy changing.
  • Use knowledge of First Aid to care for children suffering minor injuries. In the absence of a First Aid certificate, seek out a qualified First Aider and support them as required.
  • Always be on the alert for cases of any form of child abuse and inform the relevant person should a concern arise.
  • To assist with the written completion of daily reports and registration records such as accident forms if required.
  • Inform usual nursery staff as to new developments within a child so that this can be recorded in the relevant file.
  • Help maintain all nursery equipment and encourage the children to do the same so that they are kept in good condition and assist in their repair and production where required.
  • Assist colleagues in providing a clean, safe environment by doing laundry, washing up and other household chores where required
    Keep up to date with new ideas and thinking within the Early Years sector.
  • Comply with all nursery policies and keep up to date with new policies and ensure that others are doing so.
  • Participate in nursery activities, such as summer fairs, and staff meetings, which may be called out of nursery hours.
  • Promote good relationships with parents and carers and outside agencies.
  • To maintain and respect the need for confidentiality both inside and outside the nursery.
  • Ensure your own actions contribute to maintaining a high standard and quality service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ensure queries and problems are brought to the attention of the relevant person.
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure that nursery provision is of the best quality at all times.
  • Maintain relevant paperwork such as learning journeys and keep up to date.
  • Undertake further training should it be required of you.
  • Work with the Head of Room to ensure the best possible quality of care and education is offered too each and every child.
  • Location: Macclesfield, SK11 8PT
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm. Shifts to be confirmed.
  • Salary: £10,004.80 Annual wage
  • Closing date: 10/01/2023