Level 3 Apprentice Nursery Assistant ABZ CHILDCARE LTD

You will work towards developing your skills, knowledge and experience whilst undertaking a range of childcare based duties, and working towards a Level 3 Qualification.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday various shifts between 7.30am -6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The post holder will help support a warm and welcoming environment within a Childcare setting, where young children and their families can feel valued and obtain positive help and support.
  • To assist with all aspects of organising activities and supervising children within the nursery and outdoor play environment.
  • To help provide stimulating learning experiences enabling young children to grow in confidence and independence.
  • Participate in staff meetings as and when required.
  • Responsible for ensuring the learning environment is cleaned and tidied at the end of each session.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures in accordance with OFSTED, with regards to adequate record keeping.
  • To support the development of strong partnerships with parents/carers, and recognise the importance of involving parents/carers in all aspects of a child's work.
  • Observe children during play, maintaining accurate records for their learning journey’s.
  • Participate in parent reviews discussing children’s development, behaviour and expectations.
  • To ensure that in line with safeguarding/child protection procedures, all concerns are reported to the appropriate person in a sensitive and confidential manner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Ofsted Standards/Safeguarding
  • Level 2 qualification in Childcare
  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Ability to communicate effectively and precisely
  • Well presented
  • Patient, with a warm personality
  • Willing to learn
  • Self motivated
  • Team player

Qualifications required

Level 2 already obtained in a nursery setting and Functional Skills/GCSEs/or equivalent.

Future prospects

None specified.

About the employer

Banana Moon have created a caring, loving and secure environment for children from 0 – 5 years of age.




2 Jervoise Lane

West Bromwich

B71 3AR

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Training provider

  • Level 3 in Childcare
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 2 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Laura or Katie 0121 667 5018 laura.hancox@sandwell.ac.uk

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017