About the vacancy

We are looking for Level 2 and Level 3 Childcare apprentices to join our busy settings. You'll 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.

Duties will include:

  • 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 or Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

  • This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes
  • College attendance may be required for Functional Skills

Outcome

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

The starting salary is £199.80 for 37 hours Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 16.45pm.

The apprenticeship will run for 16 months, starting on Monday, January 23 2023. Applications close on Friday, January 13 2023.

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.

Our Mission is to provide:

  • outstanding, interactive and consistent childcare
  • qualified and experienced staff
  • a nurturing and stimulating environment
  • an atmosphere of praise and encouragement
  • equal opportunities for all children
  • respect for different cultures
  • a curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • a partnership with parents and carers

We are based at The Old Police House, Kirklees Street, BL8 3NJ