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Childcare Practitioner Apprentice - 35286 Foundation Years Nurseries Debdale Ltd

We are a small nursery in the middle of Debdale Park in Gorton. Our emphasis in on outdoor play. Your duties would initially be to observe experienced staff and learn about our practice and daily routines of the nursery, with a view to you taking responsibility for the learning, development, and welfare of a key group of children.

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

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Closing date: 15 Jul 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

    Core hours of 08:30 - 17:00, however you may be required to work a shift between the hours of 07:30 - 17:30. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Playing with the children is the biggest part of your role and as you learn how to observe children’s development you will help to plan meaningful activities for them.

In a typical day you could be preparing healthy snacks, supporting children’s lunch or sleep times. Keeping the nursery clean and tidy and supporting children’s toilet needs.

As you progress you will be responsible for a key group of children and will be responsible for planning for their learning and development.

We offer ongoing training and encourage all of our staff to achieve at least a level 3 in early years, but many of our staff continue on to degree and early years teacher qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

Reliable, punctual, fun.

Love of children, patience, ability to inspire a love of learning in children, commitment, and desire to help all children reach their potential.

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Potential of a full-time position & progression onto a Level 3 apprenticeship upon completion.

About the employer

A small nursery in the heart of Debdale Park, Gorton. We offer a company uniform, birthday day off after qualifying period. We are on a main bus route into Manchester, so easy to access.

We encourage our staff’s self-development to help them achieve the highest qualification possible, including degree level and early years teacher status.


Foundation Years Nurseries Debdale Ltd



Hyde Road Debdale Park


M18 7LJ

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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd


Sue Lomas 07720337297

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jul 2022