Early Years Apprentice Noah's Ark Childcare Centres Limited

As a early years apprentice you will work alongside a lead practitioner and other team members to provide the delivery of a child centered environment in a nursery setting, following daily programmes and caring for children.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 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 40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include -

  • To work under the direction of the Lead Practitioner to maintain effective operational procedures
  • To have a high level of motivation
  • To provide quality adult/child interactions To help deliver the planned activities
  • To carry out observationsTo implement Health & Safety policies, carry out daily checks
  • Report any complaints or important information from parents back to senior staff
  • To take responsibility for safeguarding children & record any incidents relating to safeguarding.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Sound communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • An ability to use initiative and prioritise workload

Personal qualities

  • Kind, Caring and motivated

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are required

Future prospects

On completion on the 12 month apprenticeship program, depending on performance, you may be offered a full time position with Noah';s Ark.

About the employer

Nurseries locations are in and around the Plymouth and Devon. Noah';s Ark strive to deliver the highest quality childcare and education to all children who attend in a warm, safe and caring environment.


Noah's Ark Childcare Centres Limited


Pomphlett Primary School Grounds



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young Peoples Workforce
  • Childrens Workforce Development Council Workbook Maths and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GP STRATEGIES TRAINING LIMITED


James Leighton

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is �3.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Dec 2017