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About the vacancy

Immediate start to join our skilled and friendly team within a well-established nursery. You will be working in the nursery alongside a professional,experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in an Early Year’s setting. You will receive high quality training in all aspects of Childcare with the support of the Manager.

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • To attend additional training as required i.e. First Aid
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff

You will receive the following training:

  • Early Years Practitioner Leve 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • There will be monthly timetabled classes

What skills are we looking for?

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


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


  • On successful completion of your apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract

The starting salary is £13,312.00 for 40 hours Monday - Friday between 8.15am and 5.15pm.

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

About the employer

At Jumbles we are a nursery providing childcare for all children between the ages of 0-5 years old. We provide outstanding childcare in a home from home setting with effectiveness of leadership and management, with a quality of teaching, learning and assessment. We are passionate about childcare and would love for you to meet our highly qualified staff and show you where children thrive and are happy and safe. We support children to understand how to manage their emotions and how to follow the embedded routines. Our nursery has been designed to create unlimited opportunities for development to ensure each child learns, develops and grow their unique personalities in a place that’s educational and enjoyable.

We are based at Wellington Road, Bolton, BL7 0EF