Apprentice Nursery Assistant Hardingstone Day Nursery

Apprentice required to work in a private day nursery in Hardingstone, caring for up to 74 children per day. You will be required to work with children from 3 months to 4 years old and will be working as part of a team of 20.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    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

    35 hrs Mon-Fri

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 May 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000828095

  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice required to work in a private day nursery in Hardingstone, caring for up to 74 children per day
You will be required to work with children from 3 months to 4 years old and will be working as part of a team of 20.

Duties include:

  • Adhering to all policies and procedures.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Building effective relationships.
  • Preparation.
  • Cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Supervision of meals and mealtimes.
  • Laundry duties.
  • Ensuring each room has sufficient flannels/bibs/sheets and emptying laundry bins and any other duties as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be Good natured, friendly, helpful, caring and patient.

Personal qualities

  • Must understand confidentiality and adhere to company policies.
  • Looking for an extremely enthusiastic individual who can show common sense, is a team player, punctual, tidy and well presented.
  • Must also take a mature approach with a willingness to learn and progress within childcare.

Qualifications required

  • Level 3 you will need to achieve C GCSE grades in Maths & English.

Future prospects

  • Option to apply for permanent position as a nursery assistant if there is a vacancy.

Things to consider

  • You must be able to travel to Northampton College for classroom sessions and also to and from the Nursery in Hardingstone.

About the employer

Private day nursery in Hardingstone caring for up to 74 children. The nurseries offer a variety of sessions to meet the needs of busy families between the hours of
7.30 - 6.00 Monday to Friday. The nursery currently employs 20 staff.

Employer

Hardingstone Day Nursery

Address

Hardingstone Lane

Hardingstone

Northampton

NN4 6DE

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Training provider

  • EYE  Level 3.
  • Technical certificate in Children Level 3.
  • Functional Skills.
  • Paediatric First Aid.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northampton College

Contact

Chanelle spence 01604 734384


Other information

Do not contact the employer directly as this will result in your application being disqualified.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the
first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017