Nursery Apprentice Richmond House Kindergarten

Training will be undertaken to become a fully qualified Nursery Nurse. You will contribute to a high quality caring environment for the children which includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere. All training will be provided on the employers premises.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Flexibility - Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.45pm, on a rota basis 40hrs

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    30 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001239459

  • Positions

    1 available

Purpose of Post

To be trained to undertake the same responsibilities as a Nursery Nurse.

To contribute to a high quality caring environment for the children, This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

Key Areas

  • To work with children
  • To attend training
  • To complete all assignments on time
  • To be part of a team
  • To attend all associated training
  • To liaise with student mentor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate with children and adults
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Caretive and imaginative

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic about working with children
  • Caring nature

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-D Grades or equivalent are desirable for this role

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship will be discussed upon successful completion of the Level 2 programme.

Things to consider

This role is subject to a clear DBS check. 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). More info is available at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/TheNationalMinimumWage/DG_10027201 Individuals who already have a Level 4 qualification are now eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship only. They are not eligible for funding for an Intermediate Level, Advanced Level or Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Richmond House Kindergarten is situated in the heart of Hale, Altrincham, in a large semi-detached property, recently renovated, opposite Tesco Express. The large rear garden is now divided into three areas – a yard for wheeled toys, a soft surface play space and a grassed area.

Employer

Richmond House Kindergarten

Address

222

Ashley Road

Altrincham

WA15 9SR

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Training provider

  • Training will be provided in order to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills Level 1 Maths, English and ICT are completed with the Apprentice if a prior GCSE grade A-C or equivalent has not already been achieved

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

SALFORD CITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College

Contact

Jon Hobson 0161 631 5555 jonathan.hobson@salfordcc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017