Apprentice Nursery Assistant. Chantreyland Day Nursery

Chantreyland Children’s Nursery is situated in Norton, Sheffield and was formed in 1987. They are looking for an apprentice to join the team! The apprentice will be responsible for various duties in the nursery.

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Closing date: 26 Nov 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

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308985

  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice will be responsible for various duties in the nursery to ensure children are provided with quality care during their time in the nursery.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide opportunities for children to develop individually through play.
  • Plan/coordinate and take part in activities.
  • Help children at meal times and snack times.
  • Liaise with parents and guardians.
  • Contribute to positive relationships with children.
  • Maintain children’s safety during play.
  • Respond to injuries and signs of illness.
  • Support staff and maintain good standards safeguarding, health & safety and hygiene, follow company policies at all times and respect confidentiality.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of working with children in a school or nursery setting desirable but not essential.
  • You need to be confident and the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision.
  • Communication skills are vital in this role; successful applicants will be able to interact with children and staff and parents.
  • Ensure health and safety checks are completed and health and safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Personal qualities

  • Caring and compassionate nature.
  • Mature and responsible.
  • Must enjoy working with children.
  • Fun and outgoing..

Qualifications required

  • A*-C grades in Maths and English at GCSE(or equivalent) are required to complete this qualification.

Future prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to do their Intermediate Level 2 or their Advanced Level 3 qualification. There will also be a great opportunity for the right candidate to become a full time member of staff upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This position requires early starts.

About the employer

Chantreyland Children’s Nursery is situated in Norton, Sheffield and was formed in 1987. We care for children from three months to school age and provide educational activities as soon as they are ready, to prepare the children for full time school. The nursery provides full support and guidance to their apprentices to help them progress through the apprenticeship programme.

Employer

Chantreyland Day Nursery

Address

Norton Grange

Bunting Nook

Sheffield

S8 8JW

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Training provider

  • The successful apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator childcare qualification with ESG and will have the opportunity to progress within the nursery once completing the first year of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

Contact

Ellie Bull


Other information

All applications are being managed by Interserve, please apply online or by contacting Interserve on 0114 253 6775 or email sheffield@esggroup.co.uk. Please do not contact the employer directly as this will affect your application being processed. 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). Please see the link below to Travel line so that you can get an idea of how long it may take you to travel to work. http://www.traveline.info/

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Closing date: 26 Nov 2017