Apprentice Child Practitioner Angels By Day Ltd

Angels by Day are looking for a caring and friendly individual to join their team as an Apprentice Child Practitioner. It's that kind of energy we believe in nurturing at Angels by Day, in a way that's fun but always safe, inspired by genuine values and a real understanding of children – from babies to older kids on the verge of starting school

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Closing date: 23 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

    • Monday – Friday • On a shift rota basis, with shifts between the hours of 7.30am – 5.30pm • 35.5 hours weekly • £124.25 weekly (£3.50 hourly)

    Total hours per week: 35.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Helping to set up activities for the children
  • Supervising the children, ensuring they’re safe at all times
  • Supporting children to engage in activities and participate with others
  • Supporting children at meal times and assisting with eating and drinking
  • Getting involved in creative and messy play with the children
  • Helping children to read, sing, count, and join in with imaginative play
  • Ensuring the children are safe and supervised at all times
  • Helping to plan activities and games
  • Carrying out observations with qualified staff
  • Tidying away after an activity is finished
  • Making sure children feel safe, loved, happy and content

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate on a variety of levels
  • Positive regard for children
  • Sense of humor

Personal qualities

  • Patient
  • An independent thinker
  • Able to work off own initiative
  • Be empathetic
  • Have a desire to learn and develop themselves
  • Approachable and positive.

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English at GCSE grades C or above(or equivalent)

Future prospects

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the nursery.

About the employer

We understand how it feels to be a parent too, juggling work, home and friends, so we believe in being supportive and lending you a hand whenever we can, whether you need flexible childcare or simply a nursery that shares your outlook and aspirations.


Angels By Day Ltd


Hillside House

Hillside Off Derby Ro



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce Qualification
  • Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CT Skills


Ross Braker 07827289144

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017