Apprentice Home Care Nursery Assistant APPLE DAYCARE LIMITED

An excellent opportunity to gain your Early Years Educator Qualification in a beautiful and relaxed home environment.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts operate between 7.30 am and 6.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Take an active role to develop and deliver a play based curriculum to meet the differing needs of children and enable their individual potential to be realised
  • To ensure that all records are regularly updated and maintained
  • To be a key worker for individual children and maintain accurate records on each child to satisfy the requirements of parents and other early years agencies
  • To liaise with the parents, SENCO and other multi agency professionals to ensure children’s individual needs are met
  • To prepare healthy snacks and drinks and supervise mealtimes
  • To supervise children on outings and ensure that all safety recommendations are met
  • To build and maintain effective communication and positive relationships with staff, parents, carers, families and relevant professionals, whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
  • Encourage parental involvement in the preschool
  • To be alert to issues of safeguarding and child protection ensuring the welfare and safety of children attending the setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Literate with good written communication skills and able to complete Key skills in Communication at Level 1
  • Numerate and able to complete Key skills in Application of Number at Level 1
  • Aged 17 over please note the minimum age is 17 years as this post will be part of the staffing ratios required by OFSTED
  • Experience of working with young children

Personal qualities

  • Able to follow instructions and work on own initiative as necessary
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills to communicate effectively with parents, guardians and other professionals
  • Able to keep accurate records
  • Caring, able to relate to children aged 0 months to 11 years
  • Committed to giving children and their families the opportunity to reach their full potential
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Motivated
  • Creative
  • Caring

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE's (or equivalent), A*-C in Mathematics and English.

Future prospects

£7.50 per hour for qualified level 3 - this will increase if applicant takes on management role.

Things to consider

Please only apply if you have a genuine passion for working with children and becoming part of our extended family. From the 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

At Apple Daycare we offer a professional childcare service in a relaxed, homely environment.




Epping Green


SG13 8NB

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Training provider

  • A skills-based NVQ Level 3 qualification in CYPW: Early Years Educator
  • A knowledge-based qualification in CYPW: Early Years Educator

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Boom Training Ltd


Grace Warren 02380682060

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017