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Apprentice Nursery Childcare Assistant Evergreen Children's Day Nursery Limited

Evergreen Children’s Day Nursery is situated in Swinton, Manchester. We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team and to be trained as an Early Years Practitioner.

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Closing date: 29 May 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

    Shifts to be confirmed between these hours 07:30 - 18:30

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Contribute to the provision of a safe, well maintained and stimulating play environment in which children are able to play freely
  • Assist Lead Practitioners in the planning, preparation and implementation of activities which meet the children’s individual needs
  • Assist the Lead Practitioners in the assessment of children
  • Work face-to-face with the children who are registered within
  • Follow guidelines, policies and procedures for safe-guarding children as recommended by the registering Authority
  • Administer First Aid as appropriate
  • Administer intimate care for all children
  • Contribute to and be involved in, liaison with parents, schools and other agencies as appropriate
  • Assist the Lead Practitioners to develop best practices which meet identified quality indicators
  • Assist the Manager in the day to day administration and record keeping
  • Assist in the maintenance of appropriate records, registers and reports to ensure legal and regulatory requirements are met
  • Attend internal and external meetings/courses as necessary, to ensure the successful delivery and development of the service
  • Assist the Nursery Manager in ensuring that all aspects of the service provision meet the requirements of relevant legislation. For example The Children’s Act 2004
  • Undertake Health and Safety responsibilities which fall within the Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) 1974

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills when working with children and adults
  • Ability to write reports clearly and acutely
  • Punctual and a good record of attendance

Personal qualities

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Attentive and conscientious

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-E/9-2 in both English and maths

Future prospects

  • Progression onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship to be discussed upon completion of the Level 2 programme

About the employer

Evergreen Children's Day Nursery is situated in Swinton, Manchester. We are committed to providing exceptionally high standards of childcare and education for children aged from birth to 5 years old. They offer children fun-filled days of activities to help them learn and make lots of friends. At Evergreen, they understand what is important to both parents and children. Their aim is to provide the perfect solution to any parent looking for childcare for their little one.


Evergreen Children's Day Nursery Limited



Manchester Road


M27 4FB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford City College


Mary Takhar 0161 631 5555

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • End point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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