Early Years Apprenticeship GIPSEY BRIDGE PRE-SCHOOL

The nursery is looking for a committed person who is interested in developing their career in childcare. The successful applicant will be willing to care for children from 3 months to 5 years and be willing to learn to plan activities suitable each child's development.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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

    Between 08:00 - 16:00 on a rota basis. Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Early years apprentice required to work within our preschool at Gipsey Bridge. Transportation is required due to the locality of the preschool. The successful applicant will commence their training and be part of the team working within the preschool caring for children aged 2-5 years old.

Duties will include:

  • Caring for the children.
  • Planning activities suitable for their age and development and to meet the Early Years Foundation Stage guidelines under supervision.
  • Assisting with preparation of snack times.
  • Organising group activities for inside and outside environments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to plan craft activities.
  • Ability to work under supervision.

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping.
  • Works well within a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Interacts well with young children.
  • Friendly outgoing.

Qualifications required

  • A-C grades for GCSE English and Maths or equivalents to enable the applicant to progress to level 3 at a later stage.

Future prospects

To become qualified as a early years worker through completing the Cache Level 2 Children & Young Peoples Workforce Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Gipsey Bridge Pre School is in the village on the outskirts of Boston. The preschool operates throughout the school term time dates from 08-00-16-00. Help with transport from Boston can be arranged due to the lack of public transport.




The Chapel

Leagate Road


PE22 7BU

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Training provider

Training to be provided:

  • Cache Level 2 Certificate Children's & Young People Workforce.
  • Cache Level 2 Employment Rights & Responsibilities.
  • First Aid.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT as required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside Training


Sue Bulbeck 01775 710945 enquiries@riversidetrainingspalding.co.uk

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017