Apprentice Nursery Assistant Zoom Nurseries
A private nursery in Blackheath is looking for an apprentice nursery assistant to join their team and train towards the Level 2 Childcare qualification.
Closing date: 06 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
07 Oct 2017
14 Jul 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
As an apprentice nursery assistant, you will be required to complete activities with children such as messy play and circle time, complete written observations of the children on a daily basis and complete developmental records for the children.
You will also contribute ideas to planning, set up activities throughout the day and talk to parents and other members of staff.
Requirements and prospects
- Good time keeping
Must be passionate about working within the childcare industry and willing to learn and develop.
GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English all grades.
Things to consider
About the employer
Once employed, Smart Training will offer you the best possible training experience to help you become a qualified member of staff. You’ll study for your Level 2 Certificate with one of our knowledgeable, helpful tutors. You’ll attend a friendly, local study group once a month on a Saturday and will also have an apprenticeship expert called a Progress Manager to help you to plan your work, give you feedback and give you a chance to have your say.
Once you’ve completed your course, you’ll be awarded a Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce, Level 1 Functional Skills qualification in Maths, English and ICT and you’ll also receive a certificate in Employment, Rights and Responsibilities. These are nationally-recognised qualifications which are sought by many employers.
Children and Young People's Workforce
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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017