Happy Tots in Barrow-in-Furness have an exciting opportunity for an Early Years Apprentice to join them as soon as possible. Do you enjoy working with young children? Start your career with an Apprenticeship!

Key Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • To understand and work within the nursery mission statement
  • To promote the high standards of care and education at all times and practice confidentiality of all information
  • To ensure that the welfare and safety of children is paramount within the setting all relevant policies and procedures are followed
  • To be part of a trustworthy team of dedicated workers; always ensuring good practice, including interactive staff induction and an active role in a two-way supervision
  • To actively take part in relevant training/meetings to support professional development, keeping up to date with childcare/education practice and sharing with the staff team
  • To be involved fully in monthly staff meetings, room meetings, parents’ visits, fundraising events and training sessions outside working hours, as required
  • To be responsible for recording observations to enable children’s progress and achievements to be regularly and effectively assessed and supported
  • To assist with the preparation and maintenance of materials and equipment and bring to the attention of the Manager any issues
  • To understand the importance of Health and Safety compliance and ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained
  • To ensure the provision of an inspiring environment to meet the needs of individual children and challenge EVERY child to reach their unique potential
  • To support other team members with the early identification and intervention for children who may benefit from additional support
  • To liaise and facilitate close partnership working with families, staff and outside agencies to help ensure that the particular needs of children are met
  • Maintaining awareness of the statutory requirements of the EYFS to ensure a safe working environment for staff and children
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined from time to time by the nursery leadership team
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Essential Criteria

Be willing to work towards Level 2 maths, English 2 or more GCSE grade A-D (9-3) or Level 2 equivalent