M06FunT Apprentice Childminder
Employer Description A busy, friendly Childminders based in Ramsbottom offering flexible, home from home childcare based in a family environment
Salary £3.90 per hour / £93.60 - £117.00 per week Hours Of Work 24-30 per week ( 3 days a week ) Shifts between 7:30am – 6:00pm
Position Type Apprentice Age Range 16+
Qualification Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 or 3 + Functional Skills if applicable This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

Vacancy Description

Do you enjoy working with children and want to progress with it further?  An Apprentice Childminder is required to earn and learn in an excellent setting which provides a high standard of training/experience.


Role and Responsibilities

You will be working in the day care setting dealing with a variety of children, from babies and toddlers to 3 and 4 year olds.  You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning/play.  You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff.  This will include:

  • Help children to develop through play
  • Take part in play activities with the children
  • Build positive relationships with children
  • Promote positive behaviour and discourage unwanted actions
  • Maintain child safety
  • Take part in indoor/outdoor activities
  • Help to maintain a healthy balanced diet for the children
  • To carry out cleaning duties as required
  • To liaise with parents and carers
  • To ensure all safeguarding procedures are followed
  • Undertake training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or legal requirements


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • GCSE grade A-Cs/4+ in Maths & English (or equivalent) preferred but not essential
  • Level 2 Childcare required to undertake Level 3.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to empathise with children
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team


Personal Qualities

  • You will be required to work shifts between 7:30am-6:00pm so you must be flexible with your working hours
  • You will have to provide the employer with 2 references and pass a DBS check.


Future Prospects

This vacancy is just for a contract to do your apprenticeship (approx. 12-18 months). There may be progression onto a Level 3 or a permanent contract, but at the moment the employer cannot guarantee progression

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