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Childcare Apprentice Tottington Nursery School

We are looking for Level 2 and Level 3 Childcare apprentices to join our busy settings. You'll be supported throughout your course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care to our children and maintaining our very high standards.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 16.45pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Carry out activities with children
  • Plan activities to meet the needs of the children
  • Observe the children in their play
  • Ensuring all the children within the setting reach their full potential
  • Ensure the children are happy and thriving in a caring environment
  • Safeguarding children
  • Cleaning duties
  • Supervising snacks and lunch

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Maths and English GCSE Grade 4 or above
  • You must be able to work as part of a team
  • Good timekeeping
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Personal qualities

  • Love for children
  • Put children’s needs first
  • Work on own initiative
  • Ability to work as a team

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in Maths or English

Future prospects

Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you will be employed by the company and considered for a full time role.

Things to consider

We believe that our staff are our best asset and have helped us build and maintain an excellent reputation for providing outstanding childcare. We employ committed, caring, qualified staff and they are the key to our success. As a result we have a very consistent team dedicated to providing a welcoming and stimulating environment for young children.   

We recognise that by offering equal opportunities, excellent support and training to all our employees on a continuous basis we are able to provide an excellent standard of childcare. We also reward our staff with an excellent salary, an attendance bonus, a performance bonus, excellent holiday entitlement, a childcare voucher scheme, a substantial discount on childcare places and many opportunities for promotion.

About the employer

We are the longest established nursery group in the North West. We were founded in 1990 and are proud to say that we remain family run today. We are passionate about providing the very best childcare.

We currently have 5 childcare settings across the Bury, Greater Manchester area, all with Outstanding ratings in their latest Ofsted inspections. 

Despite our fantastic Ofsted gradings, we do not stand still. We are always striving to ensure that our nurseries are the best they possibly can be. We are so proud of our fantastic team and the amazing love and care they provide for the children every day.

Our Mission is to provide:

  • outstanding, interactive and consistent childcare
  • qualified and experienced staff
  • a nurturing and stimulating environment
  • an atmosphere of praise and encouragement
  • equal opportunities for all children
  • respect for different cultures
  • a curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • a partnership with parents and carers


Tottington Nursery School


The Old Police House

Kirklees Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard or Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

  • This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes
  • College attendance may be required for Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Jan 2023