This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a real passion for working with children. The candidate will be working closely with staff to ensure high class learning and development in the children’s early years.

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Closing date: 20 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 to Friday 7:30am-6:30pm (Shift Work)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • To supervise children
  • To set up activities
  • To deliver sessions and activities
  • To write up session reports
  • To be allocated children to mentor
  • To ensure all areas are safe
  • To clean up
  • To read to children
  • To put children to bed
  • To feed children.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Legible hand writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to work independently

Personal qualities

  • Open and approachable
  • Caring manner
  • Confident
  • Willingness to get involved
  • Passion for working with children and developing a career in this area

Qualifications required

None specified although the candidate will need good written English and legible handwriting.

Future prospects

Progression onto level 3 and/or fulltime employment

About the employer

Purpose built nursery with an in-house kitchen. Separate baby, toddler and children’s rooms. In addition to this there is a sleep room, milk preparation area and changing station.





Borchwick Street



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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 Childcare and Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Skills for Growth

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills For Growth


James Stares 0208 221 0500

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017