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Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Reference No: 31109
Tiddlywinks Crumpsall
Weekly salary
Closing date
Hours per week
M8 5FN

About this opportunity

Tiddlywinks is looking for Apprentices to join their friendly team at their nursery setting based in Crumpsall.

This is a great opportunity with a great employer, where full support, guidance, and great career progression is on offer for the right person. If you are looking to start a career in Childcare, and passionate about working with children, please apply now!

A normal day would include

• To contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff.
• To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents.
• Work alongside parents of special needs children to give full integration in the Nursery.
• Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
• Liaise with and support parents and other family members.
• To attend out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parents evenings summer fayre, Christmas party, etc.
• To be flexible within working practices of nursery. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Nursery, e.g. cleansing of equipment etc.
• Staff are responsible for their own rooms so you are required to keep your room clean and tidy.

Specific Child Care Tasks:
• The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development.
• To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing.
• Washing and changing children as required.
• Providing comfort and warmth to a poorly child.
• To ensure the provision of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development.

What you could go on to do
Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

Maths & English A-C/9-4 preferred (to be discussed with applicants)

Personal Qualities

• Caring attitude
• Pleasant and happy personality
• Approachable
• Fun and enthusiastic
• Always willing to help others
(the employer may require the successful candidate to complete a traineeship first)


• Team work - support all staff and engage in a good staff team
• Good communication skills
• Ability to communicate well with adults and children
• Ability to write legibly and good presentation skills
• Computer literate
• Good organisational skills
• Demonstrate Creative ability
• Able to keep confidentiality


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