Intermediate Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Tiny Gems Nursery

Private day nursery looking for an Intermediate Nursery Assistant Apprentice to assistant alongside qualified staff.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    37.5 hours mon - Fri shift pattern

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001218321

  • Positions

    1 available

Nursery setting provides childcare facilities for children aged 0 years to 6 years. Sometimes providing for school children (before and after school club). Setting is well established in the local area.

Daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Cleaning
  • Nappy changing
  • Activity planning
  • Completing development records for children
  • Feeding time and other care routines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The right person needs to be flexible
  • Hard working
  • A good communicator
  • Able to use own initiative and work as part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • The right person needs to have a kind and caring nature and be very patient with the children
  • You will need to have a passion to want to work with children and understand that working in a nursery can be long working hours.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications but basic Literacy and Numeracy.

Future prospects

To continue onto advanced apprenticeship if funding is available.

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a contribution. 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).

About the employer

This is a nursery based on the outskirts of Leicester city centre close to Humberstone park.

Employer

Tiny Gems Nursery

Address

2A Ambassador Road

Leicester

LE5 4DL

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Training provider

  • You will work towards an intermediate level qualification in child care and complete functional skills in numeracy and literacy
  • Functional Skills L1 Maths & English if required.
  • All training will be delivered at the setting alongside the working week. No college days are required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

Contact

Chloe Gibbard


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Closing date: 12 Sep 2017