Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Playbase Nursery
£105.00 per week
15 Sep 2017
21 Oct 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £105.00

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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 The nursery is open 5 days a week, Monday to Friday. You will be required to work 4 days at the most per week. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 12 months

  • Possible start date 30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted 15 Sep 2017

  • Distance 265 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001310759

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • An ability to work well within a team.
    • To have had previous experience of working with children.
    • To want to work with children aged from babies (3 months - 2 years, toddlers 2-3 years and preschoolers 3-5 years).
    • Good time keeping skills.
    • A passion for learning.
    Personal qualities
    • We are looking for a friendly, bubbly, happy, outgoing person who has a passion for working with children.
    • You will be required to wear a uniform, which part of it will be provided.
    • You will be required to maintain a professional image at all times and be able to work well as part of our friendly team.
    Qualifications required
    • GCSE English and Maths at grade C (or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English) and experience and knowledge of working in the childcare sector.
    Future prospects At the end of your apprenticeship, if there is a job vacancy within the nursery, you may be offered a full or part time position. Things to consider You must want to work with young children. Please bear in mind that this will consist of changing nappies and providing personal care to children who sometimes may be potty training for example. You will also be required to take part in outdoor play. Nursery Manager, Natalie Morgan is happy to discuss the vacancy with applicants and can be contacted: 01539 737472 / Please note that Natalie is not available w/c 09.10.17. Interviews are planned for week commencing: 23.10.2017.