Apprentice Play Worker SUGARPLUMZ LTD

We are looking for a person whom enjoys creating fun and exciting activities for children from reception to year 6

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

You will work alongside other like minded people as part of a team to support children In breakfast (7:30-9:00) and in after school club mon-thur 2:50-6:30 and fri 1:50-6:30

Supporting children through play, ensuring each child has the option of being involved in an activity.

Setting out tables and chairs for the children to sit down

Setting out activities

Helping to prepare light snacks ie sandwiches, wraps, cutting up fruit ect

Opening the door to parents

Collecting children from school and school clubs

Light cleaning of the hall, kitcken and bathroom areas

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Anything that can be used to encourage and engage the attention of a range of children from different ages and backgrounds

Personal qualities

Good time keeping


Can take direction but has initiative

Qualifications required

Good standard of Math's and English

Future prospects

Full Time Role

About the employer

Sugarplumz Ltd registered in 2012. It operates from Good Shepherd church hall in Downham in the London Borough of Lewisham. The setting is open 7.45am to 9am for the breakfast club and 3.15pm to 6.30pm for the afterschool club, term time only. The setting is also open for a holiday club from 7.45am until 6.30pm during school holidays, with exception of Christmas. The setting is registered on the Early Years Register and the compulsory and voluntary parts of the Childcare Register.




Moorside Road



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Training provider

The Childcare Company provides online training in childcare, playwork ,supporting teaching and learning and Business administration.
Our online teaching and learning platform, the Laser, provides all your learning materials, and e-portfolio and also acts as a communication system between you and your assessor. The Laser is user-friendly, easy to navigate and has won awards for its innovation. It means learners no longer need to take time out to go to college but can get an even better learning experience by combining the best of online learning with workplace experience.
The Laser provides learning resources in the forms of filmed tutorials, PowerPoint presentations, multi-media challenges, activities, good practice example videos and reading.
You will be assigned to an assessor for the duration of your course. Your assessor will guide you, set your work, mark all your work and help you with anything you need. At the end of your training you will achieve a diploma in Early Years that is a recognised qualification in the childcare sector.
As part of your training you will cover ERR unit, Technical certificate and functional skills in Maths English and ICT. You will gain a childcare qualification at either level 2 or 3.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company


sarah a harden 07470422849

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017