Childcare Apprentice Assistant TRIANGLE DAY NURSERY

To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors at all times. The candidate will be working and interacting with children, setting up activities feeding children, working within Safeguarding policies, supporting the team, providing feedback on children’s development and cleaning and tidying duties.

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Closing date: 27 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

    Monday to Friday 7am-6pm (Shift work)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • General Childcare duties
  • Supporting existing staff
  • Interacting with children/staff and parents
  • Observing and supervising children
  • Carrying out activities with children
  • Ensuring nursery is kept clean and tidy
  • Recording activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Empathy and understanding of children under five
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Able to perform under stress
  • A creative thinker
  • A good sense of humour

Qualifications required

GCSE Grades A-C or equivalent in Maths and English is desirable.

Future prospects

Progression onto Level 3 or fulltime employment

About the employer

Private care nursery, open all year, offering childcare for up to 43 children aged from 0 years 2 months to 5 years 0 months.





Kellner Road


SE28 0AX

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Training provider

NVQ Level 2 in Childcare and Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Skills for Growth

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills For Growth


James Stares 0208 221 0500

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017