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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner HEATON HOUSE NURSERY LIMITED

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development and be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager and complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.45am - 6.00pm (Shift pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Plan and implement stimulating and inclusive activities
  • Encourage all aspects of communication development
  • Support all aspects of children’s health, safety and wellbeing at all times
  • Maintain accurate registers and children’s development records
  • Build effective relationships with parents, children and work colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Hard working
  • Good literacy skills
  • Works well within a busy team

Personal qualities

  • Positive approach
  • Uses their own initiative
  • Ready to learn and take instruction from others
  • Reliability and good timekeeping

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English at grades 9-4 or above (A* - C) is desireable but not essential
  • If you do not hold these qualifications then you will be required to enrol of these subjects alongside your early years course

Future prospects

  • Progression opportunities on to higher level apprenticeships or full-time positions for the right candidates

Things to consider

  • Please take some time to ensure you complete the application in full. This is the first impression an employer receives of you so make sure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters and punctuation correctly), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application
  • Remember to include all of your qualifications and grades from school and any College/University you have attended. Whether you have achieved them or they are predicted, especially your results in maths and English
  • If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy, please e-mail remembering to quote the vacancy title
  • Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for some of our apprenticeship vacancies, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date, once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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About the employer

At Heaton House, we aim to provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment in which the children feel secure. Children are encouraged to grow in confidence and be inspired to learn. We are an Ofsted 'Outstanding' nursery and pride ourselves on our high-quality early years’ education. Our nursery is housed in a renovated Victorian home that combines the character of its original era with all the safety and convenience of most modern buildings inside and out. We currently provide care for children between the ages of 0 and 5 and are open from 7.45am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.





Chorley Old Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Andrew Hughes 01204 482954

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills as required
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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