Apprentice Nursery Assistant Peepo Day Nursery Ltd

Nursery Assistants required in Moseley area for Peepo Day Nursery.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 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

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Moseley area of Birmingham for an Apprenticeship position in Childcare.

The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to.

Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other Key Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding 
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting 
  • Planning and completing activities with the children 
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play 
  • Completing development records for the children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Numeracy
  • Good Literacy

Personal qualities

  • This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths ( A-C)  grades or equivalent
  • GCSE English ( A-C) grades or equivalent

Future prospects

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate).

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting.

About the employer

Peepo! is a small, friendly nursery, providing a weekday home from home for your children. Currently registered with Ofsted for a total number of 44 children, the nursery provides a full day-care service for children aged between 3 months and 5 years. Our committed team of fully qualified and experienced staff provides a stimulating environment with an extensive range of activities designed to make your childs' day as varied as possible, whilst ensuring that they feel nurtured, cared for and happy, whilst you are away.


Peepo Day Nursery Ltd



Barn Lane


B13 0SW

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Training provider

  • QCF Diploma Level 2 in Children's and Young People's Workforce
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths, English and I.C.T

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd


Joanne Wilson

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017