Nursery Assistant Apprentice Toad Hall
This is an exciting and fulfilling role that incorporates lots of variety in a nursery environment.
Closing date: 30 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Oct 2017
10 Aug 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
As a Nursery Apprentice, you will spend your days learning how to look after children from 3 months old, right up to pre-school age. You’ll ensure that the children have fun whilst being sensitive and attentive to their individual needs.
Additionally, you will receive high quality training ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ (study time) linking theory to your practice, as you work towards your childcare apprenticeship framework that includes functional skills Maths, English and ICT as continue on your career in the Early Years sector.
Daily tasks will include:
- Working together with the rest of the team to provide high quality care for children aged 0-5.
- Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the nursery by adhering to the relevant policies and procedures.
- Expanding your knowledge, gaining experience and using your imagination to come up with new ideas and activities.
- Building relationships with children and communicating well with their parents.
Making sure every working day is fun!
Requirements and prospects
- Good strong communication skills
- Good written English
- Eagerness to learn and experience life in a childcare setting.
- Team player
None. A basic skill check in English, Maths and ICT will be undertaken during the interview process.
Things to consider
About the employer
The Childcare Company provides online training in early years’ childcare, residential childcare, play work, supporting teaching and learning, management, team leading, customer service and business administration.
Teaching sessions are normally bi weekly or monthly depending on your preferred learning style. Your sector specialist tutor will provide the support and motivation to ensure you enjoy and ultimately succeed in achieving your goal, completing your training. We want you to feel our team are approachable at every stage in your learning journey.
Our delivery of training is through blended learning. Supported by one of our sector specialist tutors we deliver teaching sessions to you using various methods that include face to face teaching, Skype, virtual classroom and telephone. Our aim is for you to have the best possible learning journey that is personalised, motivational and inspiring for you.
Our online learning platform, the Laser, provides interactive learning resources as well as your e-portfolio. It acts as a communication system between you and your tutor and allows you to follow your progress at any time. The Laser is user-friendly and easy to navigate. The learning resources are multi-sensory to suit personal learning styles, such as filmed tutorials, PowerPoint presentations, multi-media challenges, activities, good practice example videos and electronic reading.
Your employer provides your time for ‘off the job’ study and teaching during your paid working hours. This is flexible averaging around 3-4 hours per week.
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 or over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
Children and Young People's Workforce
THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company
Claudia Worthington 01753596004 Claudia@thechilcarecompany.com
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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017