Apprentice Nursery Assistant Wellingtons
To work in Wellingtons for Langley Hall nursery and also achieve a level 3 qualification in childcare whilst gaining valuable experience within the nursery work environment.
Closing date: 30 Oct 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
01 Nov 2017
30 Jun 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Looking for an apprentice to assist in providing a welcoming, secure and caring environment for the children. You will learn and work with the curriculum to be able to plan, observe and evaluate key children’s progress of development and progress reports. You will need to show commitment to achieving the apprenticeship within 12 months or an agreed time-frame and implement the company’s policies and procedures and operational practices. You do not need previous experiences of working with children although this would be preferable. You will receive the tools and training to achieve your qualification whilst working. Within the setting you will have a nominated mentor to assist with your studies on site.
The apprentice will be expected to help with the daily running of the nursery which will include setting up/putting away activities as well as planning activities and contributing to the education and development of the children.
Requirements and prospects
- Show a desire and enthusiasm to work with children
- Show initiative
- Able to work as part of a team
- Reliable and responsible
- Patient and kind
- Good communicator
Qualifications are not required, however the apprentice must be willing to work towards and achieve functional skills in English, Maths and ICT if they do not already hold an equivalent.
About the employer
All staff are expected to take part in a minimum of 50 hours training per year.
Wellingtons for Langley Hall staff understand the significant role they play in helping a child to develop and promote their life chances.
When a child is born their brain is nowhere near fully formed. In the first three years of a child’s life, brain connections are being made and this is dependent upon the experiences they encounter. Therefore all of our staff are trained to talk to children in a way that develops their language skills, to provide stimulating activities and develop children’s growing curiosity in the world around them. Staff work very closely with parents, acknowledging them as the child’s primary carer and following their wishes and requests wherever possible.
The Childcare Company provides online training in childcare, playwork ,supporting teaching and learning and Business administration.
Our online teaching and learning platform, the Laser, provides all your learning materials, and e-portfolio and also acts as a communication system between you and your assessor. The Laser is user-friendly, easy to navigate and has won awards for its innovation. It means learners no longer need to take time out to go to college but can get an even better learning experience by combining the best of online learning with workplace experience.
The Laser provides learning resources in the forms of filmed tutorials, PowerPoint presentations, multi-media challenges, activities, good practice example videos and reading.
You will be assigned to an assessor for the duration of your course. Your assessor will guide you, set your work, mark all your work and help you with anything you need.
As part of your training you will cover ERR unit, Technical certificate and functional skills in Maths English and ICT. You will gain either a level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare.
Children and Young People's Workforce
THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company
Sarah Harden 01753 313460
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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017