Childcare Apprenticeship Honey Bears

Honey bears are looking for an apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 31 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

    30 hours per week including 1 day at college. (unless agreed otherwise)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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 nursery nurses.
  • Reading stories and providing activities to develop children’s language skills.
  • Make sure the children are safe and well at all times.
  • Changing nappies or helping with potty/toilet training.
  • Helping out with feeding suitable meals, snacks and drinks.

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

Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) C or above is desirable.

Future prospects

Gaining a recognised qualification. Becoming a fully qualified Nursery Practitioner. Possibility to become a full member of staff if the opportunity arises.

Things to consider

Need to be committed, flexible, be able to get there on time and be polite and professional at all times.

About the employer

Honey Bears have been established since April 1991 and are a family run business.Honey Bears is a EYDCP Gold Quality Awarded Nursery & it's OFSTED Registered.


Honey Bears



Station Road


B23 6UE

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Training provider

Depending on level taken:

  • Level 2 - Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Level 3 - Early Years Educator

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crackerjack Training Limited


Danielle Prosser 0121 454 2043

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017