Childcare Apprenticeship Level 1 Bartley Green

A nursery practitioner plays an important role in assisting in the care and education of young children. You will be planning and organising both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of children’s personal care needs.

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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 35 hours per work

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will be working towards completing a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce. Providing professional high quality child care is the responsibility of a Nursery practitioner. You will need to take care of, play with or teach children while they are at the Nursery. You will need to be highly trustworthy and attentive to children’s needs.

  • Adhering to the policies and procedures of the Nursery.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the Nursery.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure correct safeguarding procedures are followed.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and development needs.
  • The planning and preparation of activities to meet children’s individual needs.
  • Participating in activities and events.
  • Liaising with parents.
  • Keeping records and updating observation files.
  • Attending staff meetings.
  • Helping and supervising meals and mealtime.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and listening skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping
  • Good attitude

Qualifications required

We would require GCSE (or equivalent) A*- C in English and Maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in both.

Future prospects

None specified.

About the employer

The Nursery has been established since 1982 it is a purpose built building, in 2005 the setting was taken over by Ms K. Rani and renamed to Kiddies World Day Nursery Day Nursery / Kids Club, since then the nursery has under-gone many new and exciting changes including the opening of our pre-school/club building located next door in 2008, which in has turn increased from a 50 to a 84 place Nursery. We are ideally located near the following areas: Bartley Green, Woodgate Valley, Quinton, Weoley Castle, Harborne, Northfield, Halesowen, Black Heath, Selly Oak


Bartley Green


21 21a

Culford Drive


B32 3JH

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Training provider

Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

All apprentice will have to have underpinning knowledge, whilst also receiving work based support to develop their competency. All learners have a dedicated assessor who will visit them within their setting to support and develop their competency and ongoing development as a nursery practitioner.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SWIFTACI


gavin Jones 0121 236 4836

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