Apprentice Nursery Assistant HONEYBEAR NURSERY LIMITED

This highly respected nursery first opened in 1989. The nursery exists to provide a stable, secure environment for the children, organising a stimulating environment to develop each child in all pedagogical areas of early learning.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    40hours per week Monday to Friday on a shift pattern between 7.30am and 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001190056

  • Positions

    1 available

This highly respected nursery first opened in 1989 by Bernadetta Devine, who after several years of working in nurseries herself wanted to provide high quality childcare. Her aim was to set up a safe and secure environment for children to grow and learn. Since then we have pursued our aim and strive to continually improve our service. Honeybear nursery exists to provide a stable, secure environment for the children, organising a stimulating environment to develop each child in all pedagogical areas of early learning.

  • To support the staff in the nursery.
  • Assisting with children’s play activities
  • Keeping the nursery tidy
  • Helping serve meals to children
  • Involved in planning activities and trips for the children.
  • Responsibility will be given to support a number of key children in the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good People skills
  • Well spoken
  • Can use initiative

 

 

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Bubbly
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

Preferrably someone with GCSE's in Maths and English but not essential

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Advanced Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Individuals who already have a Level 4 qualification are now eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship only. They are not eligible for funding for an Intermediate Level, Advanced Level or Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Honeybear nursery first opened in 1989 by Bernadetta Devine, who after several years of working in nurseries herself wanted to provide high quality childcare. Her aim was to set up a safe and secure environment for children to grow and learn. Since then we have pursued our aim and strive to continually improve our service. Honeybear nursery exists to provide a stable, secure environment for the children, organising a stimulating environment to develop each child in all pedagogical areas of early learning.

Employer

HONEYBEAR NURSERY LIMITED

Address

160 Moss Lane

Hale

Altrincham

WA15 8AU

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Training provider

Training will be provided in order to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young Peoples Workforce.  Functional Skills Level 1 Maths, English and ICT are completed with the Apprentice if a prior GCSE grade A-C or equivalent has not already been achieved.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

SALFORD CITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College

Contact

Jon Hobson 0161 631 5555 jonathan.hobson@salfordcc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017