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Childcare Apprentice Little Cherubs Day Nursery

Apprentice required to work in this nursery based in Birkenhead, Wirral. You will be involved in all aspects of nursery work and will work with children between the ages of 6 months to 5 years.

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2023

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. Shifts TBC by employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a full time apprenticeship whilst you work towards completion of your Intermediate Level Childcare qualification. You will be actively involved in the day to day activities and care of young children from the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

You will be involved in:

  • Play activities
  • Including outdoor play with the young children
  • Feeding
  • Changing
  • Craft and learning activities
  • General day-to-day care of the young children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must have the ability to build rapport with children of all ages
  • Candidates must be passionate about a career in childcare
  • You will be approachable, friendly and nurturing
  • Excellent personal presentation and good level of hygiene is essential

Desired qualifications

  • No formal childcare qualification required, however any relevant work experience would be advantageous
  • Candidates will need to hold or be capable of achieving GCSE C(4) grades or equivalents or above in English Language and mathematics

Future prospects

  • Excellent career prospects for the right candidate. Will work towards completion of Intermediate and Advanced Level Apprenticeship. You are employed within this nursery full time from day one. Possible permanent role for the right candidate

Things to consider

This is hard work and it needs someone who is fully committed to this career from day one. You will be required to work Monday to Friday on a shift pattern which can be anything from 7.30am start to 6.30pm finish, over a 40 hour per week rota.

About the employer

Our Birkenhead nursery is Ofsted registered for 55 places and is located on Old Chester Road. We offer care and education to children from 6 months to 5 years, the setting is open from 8am to 6pm all year round. The nursery has a very high attendance level with many children on our waiting list.


Little Cherubs Day Nursery



Old Chester Road


CH42 4NQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Plus Merseyside


neil pritchard 0151 709 6000

  • Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 certificate
  • Functional Skills maths (if GCSE A-C (9-4) is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills English (if GCSE A-C (9-4) is not already achieved)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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