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Early years apprentice Beeches Day Nursery

Immediate start for an enthusiastic, hard working peson with a passion for caring and educating young children at Beeches Day Nursery in Prestwich. The nursery is within walking distance from Prestwich Town Centre. There are opportunities across all age ranges from babies, tweenies and pre-school.

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

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Closing date: 16 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Working hours between the hours of 8.00am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Follow EYFS framework
  • To maintain and follow all policies and procedures
  • Reporting for duty on time and maintain regular attendance, understanding the need for consistency for young children
  • Maintaining health and safety; which includes assisting in providing a safe, supportive and caring environment for children in the nursery
  • To ensure good hygiene standards are maintained at all times. Including nappy changes and appropriate daily cleaning
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • To observe and document children's development and progress and enhance learning opportunities in the moment 
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with your staff team and parents
  • To create a fun, enabling environment
  • Build and maintain strong parent partnerships
  • Providing support to other practitioners
  • To maintain confidentiality about all issues relating to children and their families; your own and other staff members issues and any other management or operational issues
  • Willingness to undertake further training
  • Helping to serve snacks and meals to meet the nutritional requirements of children

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Early Years Practitioner level 2 apprenticeship standard

This is a work-based qualification with timetabled classes. College attendance may also be required for functional skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are keen for apprentices to complete an apprenticeship with a view to a permanent position in the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

This role is for either L2 or L3 early years depending on previous experience/qualifications. Successful applicants will require two satisfactory references and a clear enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Beeches Day Nursery offers a homely environment in a leafy part of Prestwich. The Beeches provides quality and inspirational learning for children up to five years old. A nurturing and caring environment is provided where everyone feels welcome and valued in their own right. The Beeches has established an enviable reputation for delivering a high-quality childcare service and this is recognised by both parents and Ofsted.


Beeches Day Nursery


St Anns Road



M25 9LD

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Training provider


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: 16 Sep 2022