Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship First Steps Day Care Centre

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join our team of professionals in caring for our provision of children.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    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 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    17 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001231230

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To work as part of the whole team ensuring a continued positive and friendly environment
  • Supervising children during playtime
  • To be key worker for a group of children
  • Keeping and updating children records
  • Maintaining a high standard at all times
  • Engaging children in learning and play activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiasm for working with young children 
  • An interest in the care, learning and development of young children

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be able to be patient

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required but assessment will be carried out at interview to determine whether this programme is suitable.

Future prospects

The successful candidate can go onto further training or an apprenticeship at Level 3, or into employment.

Things to consider

For further information contact Beverley Woodhouse bwoodhouse@firstrung.org.uk

About the employer

We are a small friendly full-day care nursery which welcomes and serves a diverse community. Operating from a Scout hut, the nursery benefits from a large out door playing field as well as a smaller enclosed area, exclusively used for the nursery's children.

Employer

First Steps Day Care Centre

Address

243 Stag Lane

London

NW9 0EF

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Training provider

 Functional skills Level 1 in English, maths and ICT. Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce and Paediatric First Aid.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

FIRST RUNG LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG

Contact

Beverley Woodhouse


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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017