Childcare Assistant Apprenticeship Mangers R US Ltd

Great opportunity for a career in a child care and out of school club setting.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 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

    Mon-Fri - Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will be required to be involved in all aspects of the children’s care, from:

  • Planning
  • Preparing the setting
  • Speaking with parents caring for children
  • Assisting with activities
  • Assisting senior carers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Maths and English skills
  • Basic IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Looking for an extremely enthusiastic individual, who can show common sense, take a mature approach, with a willingness to learn and progress within childcare 
  • Must be keen to get involved in all activities

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 in Childcare is preferred but not essential
  • GCSE Grade A*- C (or equivalent) if progressing to Level 3. Entry Level 3 for English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Permanent job

Things to consider

Depending upon previous grades and qualifications will determine which level of the qualification you will be able to start.

About the employer

Crazy 4 Kids offer Ofsted registered Out of School Clubs and Preschool education and care for children aged 2 years to 11 years. Crazy 4 Kids aim to provide a range of activities that develop and stimulate children in a fun, relaxed and secure environment


Mangers R US Ltd


Martins Lane




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Training provider

  • Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce or Level 3 Play work Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills
  • Personal Learning Thinking Skills
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College


Donna Rowland 01604 736552

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017