Nursery Assistant Apprentice Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries

The Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery is searching for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice to help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting, whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through play experiences.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £133.00

    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

    Exact hours to be discussed

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001289559

  • Positions

    1 available

The Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery is searching for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice to help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting, whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through play experiences.

The role will include;

  • Working with children aged 0 - 5 in their earliest years.
  • To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting, whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.
  • The role will include supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities and resources, from outdoor play to creative activities, also supporting language acquisition and language skills.
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times, adhering to settings policies and procedures.
     

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults
  • Able to work as an effective team member

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Nurturing
  • Patient
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship you could move onto an Advanced Apprenticeship, or have the opportunity to become an Early Years Educator.

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About the employer

Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries are part of a national franchise group, offering high quality childcare to local parents.

Employer

Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries

Address

5

Hawthorn Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 1AA

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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 in the Children’s & Young People's Workforce. Training to be provided by Total People Limited, this will include 1 full days training per week at one of our Total People sites.  Additional training includes Employment Rights and Responsibilities Maths, English and ICT. Training will be provided as required on site but away from usual work duties and it will be delivered by Total People advisors and or trainers. Additional support and guidance will be planned monthly with your Total People Advisor.

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: 31 Oct 2017