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Childcare Assistant Apprentice Akwaba Centre

Watch over school-age children before and after school as well as during holiday times. Organise activities or implement a curriculum that allows children to learn about the world and explore their interests. Supervise and monitor the safety of children in our care

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,566.00

  • Working week

    30 hours per week Monday to Friday (working patterns/shifts to be discussed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070124

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Watch over school-age children before and after school as well as during holiday times
• Organise activities or implement a curriculum that allows children to learn about the world and explore their interests
• Sign them in/out and take their temperature at the centre door
• Supervise and monitor the safety of children in our care
• Help prepare and organise snacks for children and more
• Assist school buses and other forms of transportation as assigned by the management
• Ensure that children follow safety measures when they make use of our play facilities
• Handle amusement and recreation services

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator

Functional skills in maths and English

Employment rights and responsibilities

Paediatric First Aid

Training will all be assessed in the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent prospects depending on attitude and performance during the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Hard working, Reliable & good time-keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants will need to undertake a DBS check for this role.

About the employer

We are an Ofsted registered Childcare Provision. We provide a unique combination of Out-of-school club service, kids transportation and maths and English tuition. We have traded since 2018, starting from tuition and then extending to childcare. Our setting can provide care to 40 children.

Employer

Akwaba Centre

Address

9-11 ACORN STREET

COVENTRY

CV3 1DP

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Training

Training provider

COVENTRY COLLEGE

Contact

Sharon Barker

sbarker@coventrycollege.ac.uk

02476 791742

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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