Apprentice Nursery Assistant Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd

Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 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 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000886109

  • Positions

    1 available

Role and responsibilities:

  • To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times.
  • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety.
  • To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities. To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress.
  • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance.
  • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language.
  • As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:
    • Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils
    • Whole Nursery record keeping
    • Participating in meetings relating to: curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on nursery premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
  • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence.
  • To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the nursery and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child.
  • To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status.
  • To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan.
  • To render first aid in accordance with policy.
  • To support the nursery by participating in events on site.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

GCSEs at grade C or above in Maths and English Language preferable (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Further training and potential full-time employment.

About the employer

Twinnie Day Nursery is a new and independent facility situated next to St Augustines Primary School in Belvedere (Kent). We care for children from ages 3 months to 5 years.

We are Ofsted registered and we provide excellent quality childcare within a caring and stimulating environment. We endeavour to work closely with all parents and carers to meet the individual needs of all of the children in our care.

Employer

Twinnie Day Nursery Ltd

Address

Abbey Road

Belvedere

DA17 5DE

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Training provider

  • Level 2 or 3 Childcare
  • Functional Skills Maths, English, and ICT (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

Johan Pedrono


Other information

A DBS Check will be required.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): 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.

More information is available at: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017