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Job Reference: CYPW215
Area / Location: Workington
Business Classification: Nursery/School
Pay: Minimum £3.40 per hour (Apprenticeship Wage)
Role / Duties:
  • · To work within our Early Years Team, supporting the planning and implementation of activities with individual or groups of children; promoting effective teaching and learning.

    • To be part of our Early Years Team that provides a purposeful, stimulating environment rich in learning opportunities, both indoors and outdoors.

     • To promote the inclusion of all children.

     • To use professional knowledge of the individual and diverse ways that children learn and develop, to meet their differing needs. To establish positive and sensitive relationships with children. To act as a role model and set achievable expectations.

    • To be responsible for organising the environment inside and outside to ensure that resources and equipment are available and appropriate to meet the needs of the individual children in the group. These activities will take into account children’s abilities interests, language and cultural backgrounds.

    • To meet the physical needs of children, encouraging good standards of personal hygiene, whilst promoting independence.

    • To provide support for the children’s emotional and social needs by implementing the principles of the nursery Promoting Positive Behaviour Policy and role modelling high standards in all aspects of their role and personal conduct.

    • To encourage children to interact and work co-operatively with others.

    • To support the nursery’s commitment on safeguarding children in all aspects of the nursery service.

     • To be responsible for the planning, development and delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage in order to meet all learning interests and needs of children, extending them where necessary. To contribute to the review and further development of the Early Years Foundation Stage in the EYFS unit. To support team to monitor and evaluate children's learning through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies.

    • To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports for parents and other professionals on children’s achievements, progress and related matters.

    • To develop positive and sensitive relationships with parents and carers to support their role in children's learning. To provide constructive feedback on children’s progress/achievement, on a day-to-day basis or through parent meetings.

    • To be proactive in the continuation of your own learning to improve the outcomes for children and their families.

    • To have a clear knowledge of and adhere to all Health and Safety Regulations.

    • To comply and assist with the development of policies and procedures, including the taking of monies in line with school policy.

    • To attend meetings as required and participate in training opportunities and performance development.

    • To be accountable for the delivery of the above responsibilities and tasks.

     • To undertake any duties set to you by the Head, Deputy Head or EYFS leader that will assist in the day to day running of the nursery.

Required Skills / Experience / Personal Qualities:
  • Enhanced DBS check & 2 references
  • English and Maths GCSE A* to C Grade
  • A good personality
  • Outgoing
  • A good listener
  • Effective communicator
  • A love/passion for working with children
  • Sense of humor
  • Kind and caring
  • Nurturing
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs od a child in an early years setting
Prospects: Opportunity to progress within the nursery
Training Involved: Apprenticeship – 12-15 month programme of work based learning where you will gain the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 certificate for the Children and young people’s workforce
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe Booklet
Days/Hours: 32.5 Hours per week
Other Information: 08:30 - 16:00 Monday to Friday