Childcare Apprentice Stepping Stones Day Nursery

Stepping Stones Day Nursery in Totton are looking for an additional nursery apprentice to join our friendly team. This full-time position is available from August and is working with all of our adorable 0 to 4 year old's. You will need to have a passion for a career with young children and a willingness to learn.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    40 hours a week, 8 hours of this will be training/college work. These hours will differ each week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304377

  • Positions

    1 available

Stepping Stones Day Nursery in Totton are looking for an additional nursery apprentice to join our friendly team. This full-time position is available from August and is working with all of our adorable 0 to 4 year olds. You will need to have a passion for a career with young children and a willingness to learn.

You will be required to:

  • Carry out planned activities as directed by senior staff.
  • Provide stimulating activities to enable the child to develop.
  • Enforce the procedure for general cleanliness and hygiene of children.
  • Assist in the provision of a friendly, secure, safe and clean environment.
  • Maintain good written records of children's development on a daily basis.
  • Take some active part in weekly rota and planning meeting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous experience in childcare is desirable. 

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Willing to learn/train further
  • Confident with parents/carers
  • A passion for working with children

Qualifications required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) English, Mathematics, and ICT grade C/4 or above.
  • Alternatively Level 1/2 Functional Skills will be considered.

Future prospects

Depending on successful completion there may be a chance for further education/full time employment.

Things to consider

DBS check will be undertaken.

About the employer

Stepping Stones Day Nursery is a privately owned and managed full day care facility who care for children aged from 12 weeks to 4 years. We are registered for 30 children to attend each session. Being a relatively small nursery each child is treated individually and according to their needs and their parent wishes.

Employer

Stepping Stones Day Nursery

Address

74

Eling Lane

Southampton

SO40 9GF

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Training provider

You will embark on an NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce qualification.

Alongside this, you will complete Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and possibly Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (where applicable).

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

FNTC TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FNTC Training & Consultancy


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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017