Childcare Apprenticeship BEECHES KIDS AND TRAINING LIMITED

Beeches kids club are looking for some new apprentices to join their team, they currently have 4 settings.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Breakfast club is: 7:30-9:00am After school club: 3:30-6:00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310420

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Helping young children to learn, play and develop
  • Interact with parents on how their child has been.
  • Working as part of a team with other staff members.
  • Reading stories and providing activities to develop children’s language and development.
  • Make sure the children are safe and well at all times.
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training.
  •  Helping with the school run routine
  • Helping out with feeding suitable meals, snacks and drink.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You need to be reliable, flexible, punctual and able to work as part of a team.
  • Be able to communicate effectively and confidently with children and adults.
  • Also have a keen interest in working with young children.

Personal qualities

  • Be friendly, happy, self-motivated and work in a professional manner.
  • Also be able to manage your time effectively.

Qualifications required

GCSE’s C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent) are desirable but not required

Future prospects

Gaining a recognised qualification Becoming a fully qualified nursery practitioner Possibility to become a full member of staff if the opportunity arises

About the employer

Beeches Kids & Training was founded by Marlene Nembhard-Riggon. Marlene was a full time mother of two children who was aware of the constant need for professional and quality childcare for working parents. 'After working for 15 years in the accounting profession, I realised it was becoming more difficult to organise childcare whilst working full time. When the time came for my first child to attend school, I found that very few schools in the area provided before and after school care'. 'It was this unfortunate shortage of wrap around care that encouraged me to change direction in my career and move into the childcare field which allowed me the flexibility to work in an environment, which gave me the opportunity to support my children, at the same time as pursuing a new and challenging career path'...I opened my first club in October 1999, and after requests and recommendations I am now the proud owner of four after school club'.

Employer

BEECHES KIDS AND TRAINING LIMITED

Address

Cherry Orchard Road

Birmingham

B20 2LB

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Training provider

Level 3 Diploma in Early years educator

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CRACKERJACK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crackerjack Training Limited

Contact

Danielle Prosser 0121 454 2043


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017