Apprenticeship Nursery Assistant WINDMILL HILL CITY FARM LIMITED

An Apprentice Nursery Assistant required in the Bristol area at Windmill Hill City Farm Nursery.

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Closing date: 15 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

    37.5 working hours per week - shifts between the hours of 7:30am and 6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Come and join our friendly and dedicated team of child-care professionals in a unique setting on one of the UK’s leading and exciting City Farm’s where you have full access to all the resources it has to offer. You will need to be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to supporting all the children to achieve and develop in this exclusive environment. We want you to join us in creating a great indoor and outdoor learning environment for the children and build trusting relationships with their parents.

Your day will include:

  • Access to a range of experiences
  • Outdoor play spaces
  • Gardens and farm animals
  • Each day to be different and exciting!

We’ll help you to further develop your knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage with training and support.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commitment to course
  • Good communication with children and staff

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work on own initiative
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning within a vocational setting
  • Willingness to work within a team

Qualifications required

  • Good Numeracy (GCSE or equivalent A-C grades)
  • Good Literacy (GCSE or equivalent A-C grades)

Future prospects

Progression onto Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

This vacancy is offered in the Bristol area and candidates must be able to travel to and from the workplace.

About the employer

Children's Day Nursery based in Bristol




Windmill Hill City Farm

Philip Street



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Training provider

  • QCF Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce
  • ERR
  • PLTS

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: 15 Oct 2017