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Childcare Assistant


Childcare Assistant

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Salary £10,982 per year Location MUSSELBURGH Hours of work Full-time (40 Hours) Training provider Childcare Management Company Ltd Closing date 01/06/2023 Qualification SCQF Level 7

Job overview

Childcare Management Company has an exciting opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner within our well-established client's nursery based in Mussleburgh.

A Modern Apprenticeship means that you will receive on-the-job training within a nursery, as you work towards a nationally recognised qualification. As an employee in training you will be paid the minimum rate of £5.28 per hour or the first 12 months. Thereafter your rate of pay may increase depending on your age and in line Government Guidelines. You will also be entitled to paid holidays.

What will I learn?

Successful candidates will work full time in a nursery whilst studying to achieve an SVQ at Level 3 in 'Social Services, Children and Young People'. Once achieved this will allow you to work as a fully qualified Early Years Educator (Nursery Nurse). During your apprenticeship, you will work as part of the nursery team, learning to provide the highest level of early-years education and care to all children attending the nursery. You will also gain the skills required to provide parents with a high quality level of customer service.

You will be appointed with an assessor from Childcare Management Company who will fully support you throughout your qualification.

Some of the duties required of a trainee include, but are not limited to:

• Observing & recording children's development
• Following policies and procedures
• Ensuring the safety and well being of the children at all times
• Creating fun-filled learning experiences through play
• Prepare snacks/lunches for children
• Undertake personal care of children (toileting/nappy changing)
• Setting up resources and playrooms

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

3 x National 4 passes preferred, one of which should be English

No experience is necessary, however, a genuine desire to work with children is!

Personal Qualities
• Must be 100% committed to achieving the SVQ Level 3
• Must be trustworthy, reliable and a good timekeeper/attender.

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