Childcare Apprentice Oakmere Childrens Nursery

Oakmere Children’s Nursery and Pre-School are looking to take on a friendly and enthusiastic person to join their team as a Childcare Apprentice. Full training will be provided by the nursery and Total People.

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Closing date: 31 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

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001179550

  • Positions

    1 available

Oakmere Children’s Nursery and Pre-School are looking to take on a friendly and enthusiastic person to join their team as a Childcare Apprentice. Full training will be provided by the nursery and Total People.

Daily Tasks:

  • Working with children under 5 in their earliest years.
  • To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.
  • The role will include supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories.
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults
  • Able to work as an effective team member

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Nurturing
  • Patient
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Possible full-time position within the Nursery. Progression onto further Apprenticeship programmes.

About the employer

Oakmere Children’s Nursery is a well established, purpose built, day nursery and pre-school based at Blakemere Village, Northwich, Cheshire. Our aim is simple – to provide the best, high quality childcare in the area which is confirmed by Ofsted having awarded us 'Outstanding in All Areas' in all of our inspections. We offer a caring, safe learning environment where your child will be happy, nurtured and encouraged to grow, develop and achieve their potential. We are Ofsted registered for up to 74 full time children’s places aged from birth to 5 years old.

Employer

Oakmere Childrens Nursery

Address

Workshop 1-4

Blakemere Village

Chester Road

Northwich

CW8 2EB

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Key Skills Maths & English Level 1
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Full on the job training

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017