Child Minding Apprentice

Kimi D's Tiny Toes Child Minding
March 16, 2020
Kirkby in Ashfield
Job Type


About Employer

A lovely spacious setting with large play room and a large outdoor area to explore.  All staff are fully qualified and Ofsted registered with regular updates training.

We fully believe children learn through play and this is our focus when preparing our daily activities.  Every child and their families are treated as individuals and aim to provide an outstanding environment.

Vacancy Description:

The main duty within this role is to promote the physical, social and emotional development of each child within your remit and contribute towards their care and supervision.

Remember – Childcare is not a 9-5 job. It is very important that you have a passion for working with young children. The role will be lots of fun but it is still very important to remain professional. There will be lots to learn but don’t worry you won’t be expected to know everything from day one. The most important thing in this role will be that you are motivated to learn and excited to engage with children on a daily basis. If you’re still reading this and want to apply then we want to hear from you!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supported supervision of children aged 0-11.
  • Supervising and monitoring the safety of the children
  • Feeding and changing the children, as needed
  • Planning day to day activities
  • Building strong relationships with parents
  • Keeping records of children’s progress, routines, and interests
  • Tidying up play/food area after children

Skills Required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on a variety of levels; between parents, children and colleagues
  • Awareness of safeguarding
  • Willingness to learn
  • Creative

Personal Qualities:

  • Hard working
  • Organised
  • Team Player
  • Willing to learn
  • Friendly
  • Genuine desire to work in the children sector

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

Ideally A* - C in Maths and English or equivalent

Training and Qualifications Delivered:

Level 2  Early Years Educator

Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills English (If required)

Level 1 or 2 Functions Skills Maths (If required)

Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills ICT (If required)

Working Week and Salary:

Monday - Friday, working hours TBC

Total hours per week: 35

Wage per hour - £3.90

Weekly wage - £136.50

Future Prospects:
As with any apprenticeship, after you have finished the qualification you will have the opportunity to progress onto the level 3 qualification. As well as being in full time employment.

Things to consider:

The successful candidate will be required to complete a full DBS Check.

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