Apprenticeship Nursery Practitioner LITTLE MUNCHKINS (HUNTINGDON) LIMITED

This Apprenticeship role is for the Preschool room 3+ years children. where you will follow EYFS Frameworks to track child development.

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Closing date: 25 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Nursery is open 7.30am-18.00pm Monday- Friday This role is 40 hours a week including day release to College. This will be required to be flexible, however the working hours will be Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, or 8am-4pm with an hour break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • This role is for the Nursery preschool which looks after children aged 3+.
  • All personal care for the Children including feeding and changing
  • Developmental activities, and monitor the children's development
  • Develop close working relationships with parents and the children
  • Be a good role model
  • Supervising the children
  • Carry out activities with the children.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Some previous work experience within a Childcare setting is essential.

Personal qualities

  • Proactive and be able to use own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Tearn player
  • Creative
  • Patient

Qualifications required

Ability to achieve the required English and Maths qualification depending on the Level of Apprenticeship

Future prospects

Potential permanent positions available following the completion of the Apprenticeship as the business is expanding

Things to consider

May be required to do school pickups. The Apprentice will always be accompanied by a qualified member of staff. From 1st of April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 or over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. Those between the ages of 19-24 who are in their second year (or third year) need to be paid the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket. In April 2016 the new National Living Wage was implemented and therefore if you are over the age of 25 and in your second or third year of an Apprenticeship you will be entitled to be paid the National Living Wage. Please see below for further information:

About the employer

At Little Munchkins, we have a passion about children; we are concerned about their well being, what they eat, what they learn and how they grow together. We want to ensure that children's lives are enriched as best as possible, as every child should have the greatest start to help them in life. We are a small childcare provider, and we look after children aged from 6months- 12 years old with our After School Club





Medway Road


PE29 1SF

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Training provider

You will achieve an Apprenticeship in Children's and Young Persons Workforce

This will include;

  • Functional Skills if required
  • Personal Learningand Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responmsiblities


Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 01223 226322

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Closing date: 25 Nov 2017