Fixed Term Full Time 40 hours per week
£10,032 per annum equivalent to £4.81 per hour
Perks: We have some of the best employment terms and benefits package in the sector, including generous leave entitlement, paid time off to deal with family emergencies and paid maternity leave – as well as lots of benefits to save you and your family money and to save for your future. Check out more on our careers portal.
We're thrilled that you're considering a career with Spring. Spare us five minutes, and we'll tell you what you need to know…
We are proud to be part of the Action for Children family, a national children's charity and our success in Spring makes a difference. With over 150 years of experience in caring for children and young people, we are an award-winning quality and ethical provider. Any profit we make is aligned to support vulnerable children and young people in need across the UK, through the work of Action for Children. We believe all children deserve the best early start in life. It's our mission to be the best provider of outstanding quality early education to children throughout the UK, that is accessible to all. We are looking to learn, have fun and make friends in our bright and engaging settings.
At Spring Nurseries, we are passionate about your career, our Apprentices have progressed to Early Years Assistants once they complete their qualification and are now taking the next step to becoming Practitioner's with us. You will have a Mentor as well as your learning provider Assessor to work with you throughout your training and on to the next steps. It's exciting stuff, are you ready to join?
In the role of Apprentice you will be;
- Working alongside nursery practitioners in supporting children's development, participating, planning and setting up activities for a range of children. Developing successful relationships with children and their families. Observing and track children's development and share this with parent/carers and other professionals. Supporting children during mealtimes and toilet training. Attending monthly staff meetings and 6 monthly parents/carers evenings. Completing an apprenticeship to gain your childcare qualification, working within the setting to support the completion of your coursework and studies.
What we need from you:
Our successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and pro-active mindset with a positive attitude and have the ability to form strong and supportive relationships with parents, children and the team. Our Job Description outlines the requirements of the role, but the ‘must haves' are:
- A genuine interest in childcare & a true passion for children Patience, a friendly manner, and the ability to communicate with children, young people, colleagues and other adults such as parents and carers. A commitment to study time to help you achieve your qualification. A desire to complete your apprenticeship and become a valued member of our team.
Talent pool: We're sure you've got what it takes to join our ambitious team. If you're unsuccessful this time around, we'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up that you might be better suited for. But feel free to let us know if you'd rather we didn't do that.
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We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.
We are passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce