Childcare Apprenticeship. Tree Tots

A Childcare Apprentice is required to work currently in this large private day nursery and work towards completing your level 2 Childcare course.

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday-Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305908

  • Positions

    1 available

Responsible for:

  • Looking after children aged 0-5 years of age
  • Feeding
  • Nappy changing
  • Playing
  • General hygiene around the children and the nursery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion and desire to work with young children is essential for this role

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Good personal presentation and hygiene
  • An ability to build rapport with and interact with young children

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required, although a good level of Maths and English is preferred

Future prospects

Excellent career prospects for the right candidate to progress within this nursery.

Things to consider

Working in childcare is very demanding and hard work so you need to be totally committed and dedicated to this role. You will be required to work Monday - Friday on a 40 hour shift pattern each week/day anything from 8.00am start to 6.00pm finish. 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

Private Day Nursery based in Stockbridge Village. They look after children from the ages of 0-5 years for day care during the hours of 8.00am- 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Employer

Tree Tots

Address

Hollow Croft

Liverpool

L28 4ED

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Training provider

  • Full training will be given by the employer in the day to day aspects of the job role.
  • NVQ Level 2 training will be given by Training Plus in Children and Young People's Workforce, both on site in the nursery and 1/2 day per week in our city centre training centre.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

TRAINING PLUS (MERSEYSIDE) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Plus Merseyside

Contact

Neil Pritchard


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017