Peek-a-Boo Nursery - Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Employer: Peek-a-Boo Nursery

Closing Date: 21 July 2024

Peek-a-Boo Nursery are currently looking to recruit an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner.

Description

About Us 

As an apprentice you are encouraged to work as part of the nursery team to gain as much practical experience as possible throughout the duration of your course.

About the Role 

Working under direction and part of a team to provide high quality early learning and childcare for children aged 8 weeks to 5 years whilst undertaking a qualification with a partner training provider to become a qualified nursery practitioner.

The duties involved in this role include:

  • To support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery.
  • To learn the skills of a Nursery Practitioner working practically as part of the team.
  • To learn how to provide high quality childcare to our children.
  • To show commitment to achieving the apprenticeship in the agreed time frame.
  • To work in partnership with your assessor.
  • Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play.
  • To ensure you attend all the training courses and staff meetings as required .
  • To complete and submit work to agreed timelines. 
  • To work with all age groups. 
  • To be willing to work at any of the organisations sites .
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach using your initiative and showing resilience to take responsibility for getting things done.
  •  To maintain the upkeep of your Practical Training Record.
  • To learn, understand and implement the Peek-a-Boo Nursery policies and procedures within the nursery.
  • To understand the values and principles of the sector and implement in your daily routine within the children.
  • To follow the Curriculum for Excellence when caring for our children.
  • To support and promote diversity and equality.
  • To gain a good understanding of child development and how this is important when caring for children.
  • To contribute/complete children's observations and records when required.
  • Ensure you work as part of a team towards a common goal sharing ideas and feedback to create consistency.
  • To build positive relationships with the children, families, colleagues, and internal/external professionals demonstrating appropriate behaviour and expectations. 
  • To understand and promote the ethos of the company and uphold the highest standards of childcare. 
  • To understand and observe the rules of confidentiality
  • Drive own development through active participation in progress reviews, appraisals, one to ones, and requesting supervision when required.
  • To arrive in the nursery and for training following the correct company uniform policy every day.
  • To promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers.
  • To be a reliable member of the team.

Required Skills

Essential:

  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to listen and take instruction
  • Patience and ability to remain calm

Personal Qualities

  • Caring and nurturing
  •  Enthusiasm for working with children and striving to achieve the best outcomes for them.

Preferred Qualification Level

Experience of working with children is desirable

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Sector

Childcare

Potential Start Date

Not set

Hours

Full Time

Working Hours

Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm (36 Hours Per Week)

Location

Leven, Fife

Required Experience Level

N/A

Tenure

Permanent

Salary Type

Not set

Salary Notes

National Minimum Wage for Apprentices

Number of Vacancies

1

Suitable For School Leaver?

Yes