Childcare Apprenticeship Elm Cottage Nurseries

Elm Cottage, Stockport, is looking for an Intermediate Childcare Apprentice to work as an Apprentice Nursery Nurse within their nursery.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001242351

  • Positions

    1 available

Elm Cottage, Stockport, is looking for an Intermediate Childcare Apprentice to work as an Apprentice Nursery Nurse within their nursery.

The applicant must be able to demonstrate the ability to show initiative, reliable, hard-working and willing to learn. They must also be professional, caring and enjoy working as part of a team.

Duties will include:

  • Promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.
  • Supporting children's care routines including meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities.
  • Supervising and supporting children's play and extending their interests and experiences while ensuring that they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a team and as an individual
  • Can use initiative effectively
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults
  • Patience

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Caring
  • Patient
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed

Qualifications required

  • Ideally grade C GCSEs (or equivalent) or willing to up skill.

Future prospects

Possible full-time position within the nursery and progression onto further Apprenticeship programmes.

Things to consider

Please check public transport routes: http://www.traveline.info/ 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

Our nurseries were founded on the belief that young children fair best in a home from home environment where they feel loved, safe and emotionally secure. Children deserve to live in a richly stimulating environment and we strive to ensure that all children attending our nurseries and out of school clubs are provided with love, affection and intellectual stimulation at all times.

Employer

Elm Cottage Nurseries

Address

11 Crescent Park

Stockport

SK4 2HS

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Children’s Care Learning and Development
  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Application of Number Level 1
  • Functional Skills Communication Level 1
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Health and safety / Manual handling course
  • CWDC induction standards

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017