Nursery Assistant Apprentice Rising Stars Daycare

Rising Stars Daycare are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivated individual to join their team of professionals, providing a high standard of childcare for children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    40 hours Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000916827

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Adhering to the Policies & Procedures of the Nursery and compliance with the Children Act, Health and Safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the National Standards. Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical and emotional needs.
  • Working with the Nursery Nurse on planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs, liaising with parents and negotiating working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenge situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Keeping of development records, observations, being a key person and communicating with parents and other agencies.
  • Positive management of children's behaviour.
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Providing a good role model for Students and help new staff to fit into the nursery and work as part of a team.
  • Ensure that any accidents, incidents are recorded.
  • Ensure that the correct process and preparation for the supervision of meals and mealtimes takes place.
  • Attendance of staff meetings as arranged by the Nursery Manager.
  • 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, Deputy and Owner of the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's C in Maths and English Language or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position.

Things to consider

DBS check required. 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.

About the employer

Rising Stars Daycare is an OFSTED registered day Nursery. We are open from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday. We provide 2 & 3 Years old Free 15 hours spaces for the Early Years Government Grants for 2 years and 3 years old children.

Employer

Rising Stars Daycare

Address

109 Templar Drive

London

SE28 8PF

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Training provider

Level 2/3 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

emily laurenza


Other information

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.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017