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About the vacancy

We are looking for childcare apprentices to join our busy settings. You will be supported throughout your course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care to our children and maintaining our very high standards.

  • Carry out activities with children
  • Plan activities to meet the needs of the children
  • Observe the children in their play
  • Ensuring all the children within the setting reach their full potential
  • Ensure the children are happy and thriving in a caring environment
  • Safeguarding children
  • Cleaning duties
  • Supervising snacks and lunch

You will receive the following training:

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • This is a work based qualification with timetabled classes
  • College attendance may be required for functional skills

What skills are we looking for?

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Qualifications

  • Essential : English (GCSE or equivalent - C/4 or above)
  • Essential : Maths (GCSE or equivalent - C/4 or above)

Outcome

  • Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you will be employed by the company and considered for a full time role

The starting salary is £13,468.00 for 37 hours Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 16:45..

The apprenticeship will run for 16 Months, starting on Monday, July 01 2024. Applications close on Friday, June 21 2024.

About the employer

We are the longest established nursery group in the North West. We were founded in 1990 and are proud to say that we remain family run today. We are passionate about providing the very best childcare. We currently have 5 childcare settings across the Bury, Greater Manchester area, all with Outstanding ratings in their latest Ofsted inspections. Despite our fantastic Ofsted gradings, we do not stand still. We are always striving to ensure that our nurseries are the best they possibly can be. We are so proud of our fantastic team and the amazing love and care they provide for the children every day.

We are based at Stewart Street, Walshaw, Bury, BL8 1SU