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Apprentice Early Years Educator Westhoughton Kids Club Ltd

To deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 2-5 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: 12 Jun 2022

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

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • 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 skills
  • Good literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive approach
  • Uses their own initiative
  • Ready to learn and take instruction from others
  • Reliability and good timekeeping
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Enthusiastic approach to working with children
  • Works well within a busy team
  • A good knowledge of the main principals of EYFS 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are essential
  • Early Years level 2 qualification (or equivalent) or experience in an early year setting

Future prospects

Progression opportunities on to full-time positions for the right candidates.

Things to consider

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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.

About the employer

Westhoughton Kids Club is an out of school and nursery childcare service, which has been running in Westhoughton for over 20 years!

We provide breakfast and teatime clubs to primary schools in our local area. We run a comprehensive holiday play-scheme to families and children in the Bolton and Wigan area. We also provide a fully inclusive nursery 51 weeks a year!


Westhoughton Kids Club Ltd


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Andrew Hughes 01204 482954

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills as required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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