Daycare Assistant

£15,189 per annum, pro rata
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Glenn Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
JOB TITLE: Daycare Assistants
SALARY & BENEFITS: £15,189 per annum, pro rata
WORKING HOURS: 25 hours per week (1.00-6.00pm) term time only
THE COMPANY: Our client based in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire is a Daycare facility for children aged 2 to 5 years. A popular Daycare facility in the area since opening in 2010, they work hard to maintain positive and thriving relationships with parents and carers whilst providing flexible, affordable, quality childcare to all families.
THE ROLE: We are currently assisting our client with looking for a Daycare Assistant in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. As a Daycare Assistant you will be providing care to a group of children from the age of 2, whilst following a curriculum that is tailored to each individual child's needs. It will be your responsibility to ensure they receive the best quality care whilst learning and that they are able to enjoy the time they spend at Daycare. You will be assigned as a key person to the children and will be responsible for the assessments and next steps of learning, which are then logged in using the online software.
Key Responsibilities to include:-
• Safeguarding children
• Being a Key person for a group of children
• Managing the assessments for children and taking responsibility of the next steps of learning and planning an appropriate curriculum
• Using the iPad to log assessments online
• Liaising with parents and carers on a daily basis, providing feedback on children's learning
• Preparing breakfast and snacks when required
• Following a set curriculum individually tailored to suit children's needs
THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the role of Daycare Assistant in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire will ideally have experience of working with children, and must hold a relevant 3 Childcare qualification with a Grade C or above in English and Maths. The ability to multi task and use your initiative is an important part of the role, as well as being able to work as part of a team. Good IT Skills would be essential, and good communication skills are key to the role in order for you to effectively provide feedback to parents and carers with regards to their children. College leavers will be considered as long as they hold the relevant qualification. A commitment to further training is essential. No two days are the same when working as a Daycare Assistant so a flexible approach to work would be essential.
Key experience essential for the role of Daycare Assistant:
• Relevant Level 3 Childcare Qualification is essential for the role.
• A minimum grade C or above in English and Maths is essential
• Our client will consider college leaver’s applications with the relevant qualification.
• Good communication skills are essential
• A commitment to further training is essential
Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.
You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.