Apprentice Nursery Assistant KIDS AROUND THE CLOCK LIMITED

Are you passionate about working with children? Are you looking to work for a company that recognises your hard work? Kids Around the Clock are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated young person to join their team!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Mon to Fri 9am- 5pm 35 Hours

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

The Ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in working within a childcare environment with a passion for working with young children.
So if you are looking to kick start your career within the child care sector then apply now!!

With support take an active role in planning. 
Duties will include;

  • Assist with keeping up to date records in the form of learning journeys for each child within their key group.
  • To Assist in the preparation and supervision of activities, the display of children’s work and general displays.
  • Promote health and safety and welfare throughout the nursery.
  • Undertake their duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the nurseries health and safety policy.
  • Report immediately any defects in plant, equipment or the working environment.
  • Take reasonable care to safeguard their own safety and that of others whom they work with. Safeguarding.
  • It is the responsibility of the post holder to commit to safeguarding and promoting safeguarding.
  • Supporting the Manager, Deputy Manager, Third in Charge and Supervisory Nursery Nurses in developing and maintaining links within the local community creating positivity.

The employer has requested no contact from other training providers, colleges or recruitment agencies regarding this Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational, record keeping and planning skills.
  • Punctuality.
  • Excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues, advisors and parents/carers.
  • Patient .
  • Empathy with children, colleagues and parents/carers/carers.
  • Reliability and trustworthiness.

Personal qualities

  • A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues.
  • Enthusiasm for working with young children.
  • A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities.
  • Fun, friendly personality.
  • Trustworthy.

Qualifications required

GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English A to C.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

Our nursery achieves both objectives by offering space for moving around, plenty of opportunity for play and various facilities for creative activity in a homely environment.




5 Brookfield Gardens


M22 8BB

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Children and Young People's Workforce.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd


Gemma Mundy 0161 233 2656

Other information

Please note, a direct approach to this employer will result in the application being disqualified. All applications for this vacancy must be through The Skills Company.

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 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.
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This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.

Our Ref: 28484

Employer's Application Instructions

Please use the link provided to be redirected to The Skills Company website, use the apply now button and fill in the short application form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2017