Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 2 – Green Shoots Preschool, Bath

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Childcare Apprenticeship – Level 2 – Green Shoots Preschool, Bath

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join Green Shoots Preschool, Bath as a Level 2 Childcare Apprentice, looking for a July 2024 Start. 

Green Shoots Pre-school in Bear Flat opened its doors in September 2013 to the local and wider community. We are a small friendly family team and enjoy our days in the lovely community hall on Bruton Avenue.

We believe every child has an equal chance to learn and develop, every child should feel safe and know they belong, and every child should be supported to feel confident about their identity. Children and adults have “can do” approach towards all aspects of learning and development, giving everyone the opportunity to go the extra mile.

Our vision is to provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment where every child is valued as a unique individual, nurtured within a caring pre-school community, and encouraged to be curious, explore and make sense of the world around them.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include;
• Once settled and completed the probationary period:

  • To take the responsibility of being the key person for a group of children within the setting (1-2 children) with additional support from the management team. This will include: – working closely with children, parents and carers (including regular reviews) – being a role model for quality interaction within the setting – taking accurate and effective observations and helping children develop their ‘All About Me’ journals – observing and assessing children’s development and keeping accurate records of their achievement – planning and preparing exciting play opportunities that meet children’s individual developmental needs, that are based upon children’s interests, and that stimulates their learning and integration within the setting – supporting all transition processes and sharing information with appropriate agencies (i.e. dual placement, learning support, safeguarding) including passing on all relevant information to the management team
  • To ensure that a caring, stimulating and inclusive environment is provided for all children, throughout the day including snack and lunch times. Where quality communication and interaction consistently takes into account individual developmental needs, and enables children to reach their full potential.
  • To participate in storytelling, singing, makaton, physical activity, letters and sounds, science, modelling and encouraging positive social relationships, and assessing early identification of children’s needs with additional support from the management team.
  • To help support the children’s behaviour and routines in line with the pre-school’s policies and guidelines with additional support from the management team.
  • To ensure all Green Shoots policies and procedures are followed correctly, e.g. safeguarding, inclusion, health and safety, equality of opportunity, recording of accidents and the collection of children and to undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and setting. 
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received at all times.
  • To share tasks necessary as part of the general upkeep, tidiness and cleanliness of the pre-school environment and resources, and which contribute to the general well-being of the team. Last updated Jan 2020 by Judy Scott Green Shoots Pre-School 
  • To participate in and contribute to regular staff meetings, one to ones, appraisals and training including INSET days so as to improve skills and knowledge and develop a poitive attitude that enhances practice.
  • To undertake any other tasks, as requested by the management team, that are necessary for the smooth running of the pre-school and the welfare of the children in its care.
  • To maintain a high level of professionalism, both inside and outside the setting.
  • To establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children’s learning and development and values parental involvement
  • To work alongside the Management Team and staff team to ensure that the pre-school’s vision and values are fulfilled.
  • To ensure the provision is of a high quality environment to meet the needs of all children.
  • To take on daily tasks to support the smooth running of our setting.
  • To be a positive role model for children and other staff members, with regards to communication, managing behaviour, having quality social interactions, and having a ‘can do’ attitude towards experiences and challenges
  • To participate and take an active role for reflective practice, QUEST, development projects, ACE (achievements, celebrations and Evaluations) and to the support offered by the management team

Requirements;

  • To be able to obtain a clear DBS GCSE’s
  •  A*-C/4+ in English Language and Maths, or equivalent i.e. functional skills
  • A good standard of English and Maths 

Hours;

  • Green Shoots Preschool offer a day nursery provision and are a Term Time Only setting 
  • The candidate would be expected to work a minimum of 32 hours per week with varied shift patterns to be discussed 
  • The Preschool working hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00-16:40

Benefits;

 

  • Free hot lunches
  • Friendly nurturing environment

Benefits

  • Free hot lunches
  • Friendly nurturing environment

Rate

£6.60 - £6.60 hourly

Location

Bath
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Part Time

Hours

32

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Location

Bath
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Job type

  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Part Time

Hours

32

Rate

£6.60 - £6.60 hourly

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Benefits

  • Free hot lunches
  • Friendly nurturing environment

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