Apprenticeship in Childcare English Martyrs Catholic Church
You will work four days a week at your nursery setting as a nursery assistant, gaining your practical experience. This will involve a range of activities from arts and crafts to singing and outdoor play. You will then attend college once a week.
Closing date: 23 Nov 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
25 Nov 2017
06 Feb 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
You will work four days a week at your nursery setting as a nursery assistant, gaining your practical experience. This will involve a range of activities from arts and crafts to singing and outdoor play. You will then attend college once a week to gain your apprenticeship qualification. Activities include:
Maintain accurate and effective children’s records
- Respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality
- Support, promote and implement policies relating to diversity and equality
- Work well as part of a team
- Work with the team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day
- Work in partnership with parents
- Attend parent events and meetings as required
Requirements and prospects
Previous experience in childcare is not a necessity but can help. A genuine interest in wanting to care for children is essential. The candidates will be expected to: Maintain accurate and effective children’s records
Respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality
Support, promote and implement policies relating to diversity and equality
Work well as part of a team
Work with the team to ensure the smooth running of the nursery day
Work in partnership with parents
Attend parent events and meetings as required
Learners must be:
Professional and able to work well as a team.
Good time keeping.
Patience and enthusiasm are all positive qualities for nursery assistants.
Punctual and trustworthy
Enjoys being creative
Patience and the ability to remain calm at all times
An understanding of and respect for the diversity of families
Appropriate level of maturity and personal confidence
A willingness to reflect on their own practise
The candidate can demonstrate an awareness of confidentiality requirements and basic understanding of child safeguarding.
No qualifications are required for a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship.
To undertake the Advanced Apprenticeship candidates will need to achieve or already have achieved a GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalents) prior to completion of the Advanced Apprenticeship. ICT Functional Skills will be covered as part of the apprenticeship as is Paediatric first aid. A clear CRB may be required by the nursery.
Things to consider
About the employer
English Martyrs Catholic Church
Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People's Workforce or Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce depending on previous experience and qualifications.
Apprenticeships are made up of the Certificate or Diploma plus Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT and Paediatric First Aid certificate.
Children and Young People's Workforce
CHILTERN TRAINING LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd
Admissions Team 01189566995
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Closing date: 23 Nov 2017