Childcare Apprentice - Rainbow Childcare - REF: 031

Company overview:

"Rainbow Childcare in an outstanding provider offering flexible, quality childcare at an affordable price for two to 11 year olds"

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in allotted time from the training provider
  • Must be able to work as a member of the Rainbow Childcare staff team
  • Must be able to work a shift rota to cover the childcare day
  • Must be able to contribute to the programme of activities for the children
  • Must be able to work with others in the cleaning of the Rainbow premises, equipment and toys
  •  Must have regard for Health & Safety Standards, Equal Opportunities and all other Rainbow Childcare policies

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted – GCSE C or above in Maths & English
  • Must be enthusiastic, courteous, reliable and hard working
  • Must be aged 17 or over

Location: Rainbow Childcare, Millbrook School, Kirkby Row, Kirkby                                               
Contracted hours: 30 hours per week                  
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

Closing date: Monday 10 August 2020

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