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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner NEW BEGINNINGS CHILDCARE LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established nursery set in the heart of Westhoughton. Working with a dedicated and experienced team of childcare professionals to provide a high level of care and support to the children who attend the nursery.

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Closing date: 20 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 to Friday, between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00. Shift patterns will be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for someone to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0 - 5 yrs. To develop and maintain partnerships with parents/carers to increase positive involvement in their child’s development.

To be responsible for the completion of any tasks delegated by the deputy or nursery manager. To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship course.

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

  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ready and willing to learn from others
  • Ability to take instructions from other team members
  • Reliable and good timekeeping
  • Enthusiastic approach to working with children
  • Works positively within a busy team

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable but not essential.

Must be willing to work towards functional skills level 1 or above if not already held.

Future prospects

Progression opportunities on to higher level apprenticeships or 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.

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About the employer

New Beginnings Childcare are a friendly and welcoming nursery based in the heart of Westhoughton offering childcare for ages 0-12 yrs. old.

We pride ourselves on our personal approach and our attention to detail. We ensure we get to know each and every one of our families and are happy in the knowledge that they can talk to us about any matter.

We employ only the best, well trained and competent staff who are professional at all times and have your child's best interest at heart.





Wigan Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Andrew Hughes 01204 482954

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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