Salary and benefits:Up to £8.50 per hour plus Benefits
Hours: 16.25 a week
Location: Woodham House, Carlton Road, Woking, GU21 4HF
Overview of the role
As a Lunchtime Assistant you will offer valuable support to the childcare teams during the busy lunchtime period. As well as assist with serving and clearing away lunch; you will also be expected to interact and play with the children, set up activities and be part of the staff team. You will also be relieving full time staff who require a lunch break. These are ideal positions for people who love working with children but do not have an NVQ qualification in childcare and want to work hours that fit in with their own childcare arrangements or other commitments.
Up to 25 days holiday
Monthly rewards and high street discounts
Refer a friend bonus
Up to 40% childcare discounts
Free uniform, free training and free DBS check
Career Opportunities: Ongoing continuous development and early years quality training and mentoring
Qualifications and experience
The ability to relate and interact with children
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to develop positive relationships with parents, careers and other childcare professionals
Excellent references and a clear enhanced DBS (DBS is paid for by Fennies)
The ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions
Good observation and organisational skills
A willingness to learn new skills and ability to identify when they need to ask for support
A reasonable level of IT skills would be an advantage
Good levels of numeracy and literacy (minimum level 1 Functional Skills, GCSE Maths and English grades D-F or equivalent).
If you have GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths grades A-C you will be able to start on the advanced apprenticeship immediately
An introductory level in Child Development, Health and Social Care or similar entry level qualification is an advantage but not essential
Fennies Day Nurseries is committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post. Some of the information that we request is for this purpose.