Apprentice Childminding Assistant

Walderslade, Chatham
£3.70 per hour
15 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Start Date

Employer Description

Tiny Bops is a small, home-based child-minding service where all ages are welcome. Services include caring for young children as well as organised school pickups on a daily basis.

Transport Information

Nearest train station is Rochester station.

Walking distance is 190 feet, takes 2 minutes.

Bus number 156 (6 stops), takes 5 minutes.

Walking takes 2 minutes.

Bus number 179 (12 stops), takes 11 minutes.

Walking distance is 0.1 mile, takes 2 minutes.


Description of Vacancy

We are looking for someone who enjoys spending time with very young children and be willing to learn all job duties and train to gain childcare qualifications.

The role will be including providing care for children’s personal routines:

Caring for the children’s needs

Providing age specific  activities

Assisting with school collections

Nappy changing, where appropriate

Speaking to parents

Writing observation reports

Contribute to planning for children’s learning

Working together as part of a team]

Cleaning children’s area and keeping rooms tidy



Weekly wage between £111 ( Based on £3.70 per hour)



Working hours of 8am till 3pm. 30 hours per week.


Qualifications Required

GCSE A – C in maths and English preferred.


Personal Qualities

Will need to have a DBS check.

Needs to be reliable and have good time keeping.

Got to have patience when dealing with children.

Team work.

Great communication skills with children and parents.

Experience with children would be an advantage


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards


Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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