Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Bear Hugs Day Nursery Limited T/A Bear Hugs Day Nursery

To be trained to do the same post as a Nursery Nurse or Nursery Assistant. To contribute to a high quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    30 hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304247

  • Positions

    1 available

 The nursery apprentice will be required to do the following:

  • To assist in maintaining a safe, clean, and tidy nursery playroom and equipment.
  • To ensure good hygiene is maintained at all times.
  • To ensure all children are signed in an out.
  • To supervise meals and mealtimes.
  • To change under supervision nappies.
  • To communicate with parents and other visitors in a calm, friendly and efficient manner.
  • To assist with integrating the studios actives into the overall educational themes and objectives of the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proactive and motivated
  • Leadership and organisation
  • Professionalism and teamwork
  • Initiative and time management
  • Taking care of children

Personal qualities

  • Stress management and control
  • Flexible and understanding
  • Communication
  • Listening

Qualifications required

GCSEs in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Potential full-time employment with the nursery. Also a chance to increase hours of working to 40hrs per week.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

Parents want the reassurance that their child will receive the individual attention that will give them the opportunity to grow and develop at their own pace. They want to know that their child is in a secure, warm and friendly environment with caring staff.

Employer

Bear Hugs Day Nursery Limited T/A Bear Hugs Day Nursery

Address

110

Sandy Hill Road

London

SE18 7BA

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Training provider

Training is based upon Edexcel Qualifications, so at the end of your Apprenticeship you will have obtained:

  • NVQ/BTEC Level 2 Award/Certificate in Children and Young People's Workforce.
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

WEST BERKSHIRE TRAINING CONSORTIUM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Manley Summers Training Recruitment Services

Contact

Edward Wright Nelson Owusu Osei 02074070015 Edward@manleysummers.com


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017