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Apprentice Childcare Assistant Daintry Hall Day Nursery

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our outstanding team. Daintry Hall Day Nursery/Pre-school has children aged from birth to school admission. The position entails learning childcare and development in a practice environment being supported by qualified experienced childcare practitioners.

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Closing date: 08 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be expected to:

  • Plan, prepare and supervise activities with the children
  • Undertake care routines such as nappy changing, hand washing, and toileting
  • Support the team in children’s portfolio writing
  • Assist at meals times
  • Assist at sleep times
  • Build up relationships with the children, families, and the team
  • Take direction, however, be enthusiastic enough to bring forward ideas

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Passionate
  • Ability to work with others in a team
  • Ability to be able to take direction and advice
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Committed to learning and obtaining a qualification

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Possibility of obtaining a full-time position for the right candidate.  We are always supportive of further training and development.

Things to consider

  • Must be willing to undertake DBS check.
  • Must have two references either work, educational, or personal.
  • Daintry Hall is situated within North Rode but there is no bus route.
  • Consider how you would travel to work on a daily basis.

About the employer

We appreciate the dilemma parents face as they search for the very best in childcare & education. Our own experience of finding the best possible care for our own children has been drawn upon as we created Daintry Hall Day Nursery, in 1999 based in Congleton, Cheshire.


Daintry Hall Day Nursery


Church Lane


CW12 2PE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625 410000

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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