Apprentice Nursery Assistant Hand In Hand

An excellent opportunity has become available for an apprentice Nursery assistant in the Erdington area of the West Midlands for Hand In Hand Nursery.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Minimum of 30 hours Mon - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001104310

  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Erdington area of Birmingham for an Apprenticeship position in Childcare. The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to.

Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other Key Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate).

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You must have a desire and a passion to work with children and be committed to this qualification.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work using own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Committed to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting.

Qualifications required

  • Good Literacy: GCSE A*-C Grades or equivalent
  • Good Numeracy: GCSE A*-C Grades or equivalent

Future prospects

Progression onto Level 3.

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting. ONLY CANDIDATES WITH A GENUINE DESIRE TO WORK IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR NEED APPLY Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from October 1st 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Children's Day Nursery in Birmingham.

Employer

Hand In Hand

Address

301 Reservoir Road

Erdington

Birmingham

B23 6DF

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Training provider

  • Full training for Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare.
  • QCF Qualification
  • Functional Skills in Maths, ICT and English if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Bernie Stone 07964886838 bstone@aspirationtraining.com


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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017