Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Assistant BEACON TOTS NURSERY LTD

A local Children's Nursery in Sydenham Hill Rd is looking for Apprentice Early Years Practitioners Assistant to join their growing team, whilst studying towards a nationally recognized qualification.

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Closing date: 28 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

    Mon-Fri on rota Minimum of 35hrs per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

A local Nursery in Sydenham Hill Rd is looking for Apprenticeship Early Years Practitioner Assistant, to join their growing team, whilst studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Some of your daily activities could include:

  • Planning and assisting in activities such as arts and crafts, and learning & development, and during playtime.
  • Helping children to learn numeracy and literacy skills
  • Feeding and changing babies.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you'll gain a nationally recognised Childcare qualification, along with functional skills in Maths, English & ICT. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Passion for the job
  • Dedication
  • Good time keeping is crucial
  • Training towards Level 2 or 3 childcare course

Personal qualities

A helpful and friendly approach, a caring nature, a good sense of humour, dedicated and committed.

Qualifications required

English GCSE at Grade D or above.

Future prospects

Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to continue with an exciting career in Childcare.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from work on a daily basis. For any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact 02086844241.

About the employer

“Establishing the joy of learning and the fun of childhood exploration at Beacon Tots Nursery!” Beacon Tots Nursery is a Private Nursery. At Beacon Tots Nursery we provide a dynamic balance of a relaxed atmosphere together with establishing the joy of learning and the fun of childhood exploration. A key part of our ethos is that we believe every child must be given time to explore, setting the foundations for a lifelong love of learning. Our aim is to offer a home from home environment that not only ensures that the environment is safe and secure but also has strong links with the home to make this transition as smooth as possible.




Sydenham Hill


SE26 6TT

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook

(Work based learning)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon School Of Accountancy And Management Limited


Emielou Camahin 02086844241

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017