Advanced Childcare Apprenticeship Alphabet House

Busy day nursery looking for an apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 02 Nov 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

    Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001183485

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be participating in the following duties on a daily basis:

  • To work as part of the nursery team to provide high quality care and education for the children
  • To supervise and play with the children
  • To oversee activities which cover all areas of children's development
  • To liaise with and support parents and carers
  • Undertake certain domestic jobs within the nursery e.g preparing snacks and cleaning
  • Ensure good hygiene and cleanliness is maintained at all times
  • To support the team in providing effective planning for the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Ensure all nursery policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To attend in and out of working hours activities e.g staff meetings
  • To work in a professional, efficient and caring manner at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has the ability to work well in a team but who is also able to use their own initiative and work independently
  • The successful candidate will need to be a confident individual with a caring manner
  • You will be required to work to training deadlines with good time management skills

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be a hardworking individual who has a proactive approach to their work
  • You must be a good communicator
  • You must endeavour to be a good role model to the children
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential
  • A smart appearance is essential
  • Willingness to succeed as a childcare worker

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English of A*-C or equivalent
  • Level 2 in Childcare

Future prospects

Possible job offer at the end of the 12 months.

About the employer

We are small, friendly nursery, providing the highest standards of care in a home-from-home environment.

Employer

Alphabet House

Address

2 Gunthorpe Road

Lowdham

Nottingham

NG14 7EN

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Training provider

  • The successful candidate will need to complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
  • The framework includes a NVQ Level 3 certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by esg

Contact

katie fairfield


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Closing date: 02 Nov 2017