Apprentice Nursery Assistant THE LEARNING NURSERY LTD

Apprentice Nursery Assistant vacancy aiming to complete Level 2 with the nursery.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001217842

  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Redditch area for an Apprenticeship position in Childcare. The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to.

Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other key responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day-to-day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding.
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting.
  • Planning and completing activities with the children.
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play.
  • Completing development records for the children.

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate).

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To work with children
  • To attend training
  • To be part of the team
  • To complete all assignments set
  • To attend associated training
  • To liaise with mentor

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Patient
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English A*-C grade (not essential) or the equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

To progress to a QCF Level 3 in Childcare Completing Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check location of the vacancy as you will need to ensure you can arrive promptly for the required shifts.

About the employer

Children's day nursery based in Redditch, Worcestershire.

Employer

THE LEARNING NURSERY LTD

Address

83 Beoley Road West

Redditch

B98 8LY

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Training provider

  • Full training up to Level 2 QCF in Childcare
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Amy Wong awong@aspirationtraining.com


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017