As a Childcare Apprentice, you will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the setting and give support to staff within the setting.

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Closing date: 26 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

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the setting.
  • To give support to the staff within the setting.
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.
  • To build and maintain strong partnerships,working with parents to enable children's needs to be met.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to demonstrate creative abilities
  • Desire to continue with professional development
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Enjoys working with children

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent punctuality
  • Excellent attendance
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to be flexible and willing to take on other responsibilities or duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's Maths, English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

To be able to gain the qualification within the setting.

Things to consider

Shift work.

About the employer

Oaklands Park Day Nursery is a childcare provider located in Ilford for babies and children aged 6 months - 5 years.




60 Oaklands Park Avenue



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Training provider

  • NVQ Childcare Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English, ICT


Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Apprenticeship Services Academy (ASA) Ltd


Jill Adams 02085487413

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2017