Childcare Apprenticeship Newbold Church Of England Primary School

We are currently looking for an apprentice to join our busy team and hopefully progress onto Level 3 after completing the Level 2.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 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

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include;

  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children in their care.
  • Prepare meals and organise mealtimes and snacks for children.
  • Help children keep good hygiene.
  • Respond to injuries and signs of illness.
  • Dealing with parents/customers and queries.
  • Support staff and maintain good standards safeguarding, health & safety and hygiene, follow company policies at all times and respect confidentiality

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to follow instructions and work on own initiative as necessary
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills to communicate effectively with parents, carers and other professionals
  • Able to keep accurate records
  • Able to implement high health and safety standards
  • Work flexibly as part of a team
  • Desire to work with children

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking, reliable & trustworthy
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good people skills
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Willing to learn
  • Friendly and approachable

Qualifications required

A-C grades in Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

There is an excellent opportunity to become fully qualified in childcare and have the opportunity to progress in to a permanent position in the school.

About the employer

At Newbold Church School, we aim to provide the best possible education for all our children and to ensure their potential is fully realised, in a caring, Christian environment. Central to our concerns is the fostering of self-confidence and independence in our children and of excellence in all that our staff and children do. We play a full part in our community, and prepare our children for adult life. Our school offers seven well-equipped classrooms, a large hall, a new library area and an ICT suite. We have several 'break out' areas used for interventions and small group work, including a purpose built nurture room. There are extensive playing fields and three large playgrounds. We also have an EYFS outdoor space with canopy and garden area.


Newbold Church Of England Primary School


Cranborne Road


S41 8PF

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Training provider

The successful apprentice will be enrolled onto an intermediate apprenticeship and Level 2 CYPW qualification. All training is 100% work based, so this is a great way to learn if you no longer want to sit in a classroom.

You have a dedicated Interserve Assessor who will give training, support and guidance throughout your 12 month apprenticeship.

As well as working towards a Level 2 CYPW qualification you will also receive training towards a technical certificate and functional skills, Maths, English and ICT (if relevant).

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Ellie Bull

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2017