Advanced Childcare Apprentice Little Tigers Childminding Service

Little Tigers Childminding Service is looking to employ an Advanced Childcare Apprentice to join the busy team. Full training will be provided by Little Tigers Childminding Service and Total People.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    7.30-6pm, 5 days a week (shifts)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001314822

  • Positions

    1 available

Little Tigers Childminding Service is looking to employ an Advanced Childcare Apprentice to join the busy team.

Full training will be provided by Little Tigers Childminding Service and Total People.

You will be helping to ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.

The role will include:

  • Supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times
  • Helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories
  • To supervise and support children's play
  • Extending children's interests
  • Ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times

The minimum duration of the course is 2 years.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Reliable.
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults.
  • Able to work as an effective team member.

Personal qualities

  • Caring.
  • Nurturing.
  • Patient.
  • Good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent at grade A-C in Maths and English is ideal but not essential.
  • Previous Level 2 qualification in childcare preferred.

Future prospects

Fully qualified practitioner within the nursery.

About the employer

A busy Childminding setting working with children 0-16yrs. It is our philosophy to provide an environment for children where they feel secure, happy and cared for. With this in place, children will be able to develop and learn at their own pace, supported by adults who understand the importance of allowing children to be children.

Employer

Little Tigers Childminding Service

Address

169

Ruskin Road

Crewe

CW2 7JX

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skill Application of Number & Communication Level 2
  • Paediatric first aid
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Full on the job training

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017