Nursery Nurse Apprentice Highmeadows Day Nursery

Immediate start for a Childcare Apprentice to join our small and friendly busy nursery. You will be supported throughout the course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care and maintaining our very high standard .

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

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

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

    Monday to Friday: 7.00am and 5.45pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Carry out activities with the children.
  • Plan activities to meet he 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.
  • Safeguard children
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Caring skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Use initiative

The training you will be getting

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Standard

L2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 

Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of the Apprenticeship you may be offered a full time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, 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 and Maths (Grade C/4 or willing to work towards) Essential

Things to consider

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard maybe considered for the right candidate.

About the employer

Private Day nursery set in the grounds of Bolton Hospital. Established in 2004. We have an experienced enthusiastic team who provide care all of our children 0- 5. We strive to ensure all of our children have the best possible start and a great learning journey.


Highmeadows Day Nursery






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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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: 12 Jan 2024