Nursery Assistant Apprentice Alpha Kids Ltd
Alpha Kids Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children.
Closing date: 05 Nov 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
06 Nov 2017
12 Aug 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
- Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
- Adhering to policies and procedures and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards.
- Working as part of a team.
- To implement the daily routine.
- The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
- Working with the nursery nurses on planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
- Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
- Keeping development records and observations.
- Positive management of children's behaviour.
- Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
- Providing a good role model for students and to help new staff fit in.
- Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
- Supervision of meal times, and where appropriate, preparation of babies bottles, meal and snack times.
- Laundry duties.
- Attendance of staff meetings.
- Participating in regular parents evenings, publicity , open weekends and children's outings.
- Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager.
Requirements and prospects
- Good communication skills
Things to consider
About the employer
Alpha Day Nursery has facilities to cater for children aged 6 months - 5 years old. Children at this stage of development learn essentially through play, and are at all times absorbing an enormous amount from what they see, hear and do.
We take pride in our service provision, which reflects in what we have on offer:
- Spacious nursery/rooms for different age groups.
- Spacious outdoor garden with a variety of equipment.
- Qualified and friendly staff team.
- Offers nursery education grant.
- Strategic location with sweep drive and easy access to buses, trains and trams.
- Meals cooked by a qualified cook on the premises.
Alpha Kids Ltd
- Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce
- Level 2 Technical Certificate
- Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required)
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Children and Young People's Workforce
WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited
The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.
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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017