Apprentice Assistant Childminder Maureen Playfair
A home-based childminder is looking to offer an Apprenticeship to someone who wants to develop their training skills in working with Early Years. This will be working alongside a Childminder in a home environment with regular outdoor trips. The children ages range from 1 year to 10 years old.
Closing date: 30 Sep 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: 30.00
Possible start date
01 Oct 2017
18 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The Employer and the Opportunity
A home-based childminder is looking to offer an Apprenticeship to someone who wants to develop their training skills in working with Early Years. This will be working alongside a childminder in a home environment with regular outdoor trips. The children ages range from 1 year to 10 years old.
Key duties that go with this role:
- To support the employer in providing appropriate learning experiences for the children attending the setting.
- To ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children.
- To liaise with parents/guardians of the children as requested by the employer.
- To be in sole charge of the children at the setting for a maximum of 2 hours.
- To assist the employer in planning age appropriate activities for the children.
- To assist the employer in delivering the planned activities.
- To assist the employer in observing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the progress of the children.
- To assist the employer with reviewing, maintaining and updating records relating to each of the children.
Requirements and prospects
- Knowledge of child development
- Good time management and organisational skills
- To want to work and progress in a career working with children
- To have good communication skills
- To be confident around children
- To follow health and safety regulations
- To have a ‘can do’ attitude and take instruction well
- To work well as part of a team
- To work well alone
- To work well under pressure
- To be a good timekeeper
GCSEs or equivalent.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Level 2/3 in Children and Young People's Workforce
- Level 2/3 Technical Certificate
- Level 1/2 Functional Skills
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
JACE Training will be delivering the Apprenticeship training for this vacancy. This could be Level 2 or Level 3 depending on the applicant.
Children and Young People's Workforce
JACE Training Ltd
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jace Training & Assessment
Apprenticeship Team 02087738146 firstname.lastname@example.org
Before you apply
Closing date: 30 Sep 2017