Level 2/3Early Years Apprentice

Little Holland Nursery, Holland on Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC473000-2S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £6.40 per hour
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: end May/beginning of June  

Job Description

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Job description

Under supervision to provide all aspects of care and education for children, such as planning activities to meet individual next steps, support for feeding and changing.

To complete all assignments on time.

To help provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.

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

· To work within our nursery team supporting the planning and implementation of activities with individual or groups of children: promoting effective teaching and learning.

· 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 support the organising of 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.

· Make regular observations of children to ascertain which activities are best suited to needs of individual children in the group.

· Support with the planning and participate in activities which develop each child in the group to her/his fullest potential.

· Record as required details of children's developmental progress and attendance (i.e. children's records, online learning journal and register)

· To liaise with parents /carers, informing them about their children's progress and encouraging parental involvement.

· Help to provide a safe and healthy environment at all times for all children in the group, reporting any concerns with regards to the premises, outdoor area or equipment to the Nursery Manager.

· To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff members; which is obtained as part of the job.

· To provide comfort and care at all times and ensure that children feel welcome and safe.

· Be involved in supervision of children in free play and outside play.

· To assist with domestic duties as required.

· Be familiar with safeguarding including own responsibilities together with care and risk assessment.

· 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 our 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 Company's commitment on safeguarding children in all aspects of the service.

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

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

· To undertake any duties set to you by the Management Team that will assist in the day-to-day running of the Nursery.

· Work Remotely- No

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £6.40 per hour


· Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Information about the School

Little Holland Nursery is a beautiful nursery for children aged 0-5. We are fully resourced and have our own garden, as well as being close to the beach and park for trips.

We are open from 8am to 6pm all year.

We offer a broad range of activities and resources to follow children's individual needs. The nursery has a loving, homely and stimulating environment and is managed by an Early Years Professional.

We offer home-cooked food for everyone at no additional cost, including for funded placements.

We take children from 3 months of age and have places for 2,3 and 4 year old funding. We teach children to be independent and have a phonics programme in place to enable children to learn how to be confident with their letter sounds and numbers. We have a well planned garden with astro turf, a huge sandpit, mud kitchens and a digging/growing area. We support children with special educational needs and disabilities by allocating a key person who gets to know the children really well and who can plan for their individual learning. We offer a variety of activities to progress learning and differentiate them for individual needs. We have invested in suitable tablets with appropriate software to enable children to become computer literate. We work with professionals involved with the children to fully meet their needs. Our staff have appropriate training to be able to support and identify children who may need extra help.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

June Oliver
44 York Road, Holland on Sea
Essex, CO15 5NN
Telephone: 01255317200
Email: office@littleholland.co.uk

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