Childcare Apprentice

London Skills For Growth

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  • Apprenticeships
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Childcare

Located in Lee in the borough of Lewisham, in close proximity to the local train station, the Lee Centre is perfect for those commuting from the surrounding areas.

For children aged between 12 weeks and five years, Little Pumpkins care for children throughout their early years from the residential setting in Lee. The property has two large gardens, one at the front and one at the rear, both of which are secured to maintain the utmost safety. Children are able to play freely with their peers and develop to their full potential without restraint.

What will be expected:

  • To attend training 1 day a fortnight
  • To be at work 4/5 days a week
  • To complete all work set in a timely manner
  • To follow instruction of line manager, teachers and assessors

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To supervise children
  • To set up activities
  • To deliver sessions and activities
  • To write up session reports
  • To be allocated children to mentor
  • To ensure all areas are safe
  • To clean up
  • To read to children
  • To put children to bed
  • To feed children

Skills Required:

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Legible hand writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to work independently

Personal Qualities:

  • Open and approachable
  • Caring manner
  • Confident
  • Willingness to get involved
  • Passion for working with children and developing a career in this area

Application closed

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