Childcare Nursery Apprentice Ragamuffins

An apprenticeship vacancy has become available in the Redditch area for a Childcare Apprentice working in a Nursery setting.

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Closing date: 21 Sep 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

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001192025

  • Positions

    1 available

A vacancy has arisen for an apprentice position at a Childcare Nursery .The candidate will be report to the manager each day to be directed to a team to be working with .

The candidate will assist other Nursery assistants to

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare, (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare where appropriate).

This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work with in a team
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Able to work on own
  • Understanding of childcare

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE grade  C and above in Maths and English to progress to Level 3 in Childcare.

Future prospects

To progress to Level 3 in Childcare Functional skills ICT level 2

Things to consider

GCSE C and above grades in Maths and English to progress to Level 3. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour (From April 1st 2017 this will be increasing to £3.50 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Children's Day Nursery

Employer

Ragamuffins

Address

70 Rectory Road

Redditch

B97 4LL

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Training provider

  • Full training to Level 2 in Childcare 
  • Functional skills Level 1 in ICT 

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Lisa Venables lvenables@aspirationtraining.com


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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017