Childcare Apprenticeship- Kiddy Academy Old Swan

A Childcare Apprentice is required to maintain a safe secure environment for all the children. You will also ensure that the emotional, social, intellectual and physical needs of the children are met and that all policies and procedures are adhered to.

Working Week

Monday - Friday on a rota basis. 7:15 to 4:00 9:15 to 6:00

Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly Wage


Expected Apprenticeship Duration

20 months

Possible Start Date

21 Mar 2018

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy Description

To maintain a safe secure environment for all the children

Ensure that the emotional, social, intellectual and physical needs of the children are met

Ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to

Report to senior members of staff if any problems or seeking advice

Adhere to all staff rotas and breaks including nappy changes, cleaning, laundry, garden and staff room duties

To keep records of work, and plan and carry out observations

Ensure that all registers are completed and presentable stored away in the correct files so can be found when required

To be able to work towards and maintain all standards

To follow the Early Years Foundation stage framework, being responsible for your key children’s recording and development. All records are to be up to date, observations recorded and activities to be age appropriate and challenging. Next steps are to clearly be identified, use the EYFS book when gathering information to support all evidence

To attend all staff meetings and training evenings, and days.

Be prepared for supervision and or reviews

Ensure that any concerns or further action support is addressed.

To ensure the health and safety is maintained at all times, signing in and out books are complete (this includes when leaving for a cigarette break)

To be fully aware of the Nursery Safeguarding Policies and procedure, having a great understanding of how to report a concern and where to seek contact numbers from as well as identifying signs and symptoms.

Ensure that children’s teaching and learning is effective.

Desired Skills

Experience of working with children aged 0-5 (desirable).

Experience of providing personal care to children and recognising their individual needs (desirable).

Knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity (desirable).

Knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace (desirable).

Knowledge and understanding of the importance of confidentiality (essential).

Personal Qualities

Friendly and approachable manner.

Ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team structure to enhance the experiences of the children.

Able to communicate and engage effectively with children, families, carers and colleagues.

Well organised and able to cope and prioritise conflicting demands and made decisions effectively.

Be a reliable member of the team working co-operatively and with flexibility.

Be prepared to undertake professional development as required.


31 33

Tynwald Hill


L13 7DN

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