Job Title : Childminding Assistant Apprentice
Employer : Little Monkey's Childcare
Location : Bedford , MK42 0GD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Child Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12203
Brief Description : *This is for a 30 hour week*
Little Monkey’s childcare has a fantastic opportunity for a Childminding Assistant Apprentice to work in a well-established home based childminding setting. Little Monkey's are a small childminders based in New Cardington and are looking to expand their workforce and employ an apprentice.
Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role you will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades 9-3 (A*-D), including English and maths, or equivalent.
Vacancy Detail : *This is for a 30 hour week*
Little Monkey’s childcare has a fantastic opportunity for a Childminding Assistant Apprentice to work in a well-established home-based childminding setting. Little Monkey's are a small childminders based in New Cardington and are looking to expand their workforce and employ an apprentice.
The successful candidate will be working alongside the main childminder to help with the planning of the daily activities for the children in the setting.
Other responsibilities will include:
• Assist the childminder in welcoming the children at the start of the day
• Assist and supervise all meal and snack times
• Interact with the children, support their play and assisting with all activities
• Helping children tidy up including after messy play
• Work with the main childminder to support the children’s development
• Follow all procedures and guidance relating to the safety of the children
• General tidying up once the children have left for the day
• General admin duties including writing reports on the children
• Any other duties that may be required for the child's care at the time
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 8am - 4pm (30hrs) spread over a 4 day week
Salary : £ 124.50 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 22/01/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/02/2021
Personal Qualities : We require a candidate who is patient and kind, enthusiastic and keen to learn.
Skills Required : The ideal candidate will have good timekeeping and communication skills. They must be hardworking and work well in a team.
Future Prospects : The potential of a full time position within the setting
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship
- Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
You will also study a range of topics, including Introducing the role of the early years practitioner, Legislation, framework and professional practice, Play, development and learning for school and Professional development
Other Information : As part of this apprenticeship, you will be working in a home setting.
Days of work to be flexible and discussed at interview. You will receive a rota 4 weeks in advance-your working days and hours will differ week by week Monday- Thursday (Friday will be your college attendance).
Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out before your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
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