Apprentice Nursery Assistant HONEYBEAR NURSERY LIMITED

Based in Gatley, Cheadle, the Apprentice will provide support with daily play routines and personal care for children aged 0-5 years.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 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

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001192482

  • Positions

    1 available

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.
Your main duties will be:
  • 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

  • Confident in working with children
  • Ability tow ork as a team and use initiave
  • Creative ideas and ability to plan activities

Personal qualities

  • Responsible
  • Enthusiatic
  • Caring nature

Qualifications required

  • Preferrably someone with GCSE A-C grades in Maths and English

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Advanced Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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. More info is available at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/TheNationalMinimumWage/DG_10027201 Individuals who already have a Level 4 qualification are now eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship. 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

11 Northenden Road

Gatley

Cheadle

SK8 4EN

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Additional location information

The employer is based in Gatley, Cheadle and is part of the Honey Bear chain of nurseries.

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: 20 Nov 2017