This is a outstanding opportunity to begin a career as a Nursery apprentice at Sunshine Day Nursery and Pre-School, building foundations for life through playful learning.
This post is for a Nursery Apprentice working around 30 hours plus per week. Sunshine Nursery is located in Shirley near Southampton common in a detached house, and currently employ 8 members of staff. The Nursery and Pre-School care for up to 35 children per day between the ages of 4 months – 5 years.
Duties that the successful candidate will undertake may include:
Planning and assisting in activities such as arts and crafts, music and cooking
Helping children to learn numeracy and literacy skills
Feeding and changing babies
Supporting other members of staff when necessary
Ensuring the safety and security of all children and babies within the nursery environment, and following the set safeguarding procedures when reporting any concerns that arise
Assisting in the planning of a range of fun, engaging activities that are age-appropriate and safe for the pre-school children to participate in
Being prepared to undertake any other tasks or duties that have been set by the manager
The successful candidate should:
Be patient and calm, especially when dealing with young children.
Have the ability to work well both as part of a team and independently.
Interact with the children in an imaginative and engaging manner.
There is the opportunity for the right person to gain a full time position within the nursery environment.
Enthusiastic team player with a passion for working with children.
Maths, English and ICT GCSE (or equivalent) at a grade C/4 or above is preferred to complete the EYE Level 3 qualification.