Early Years Apprentice (35529) Tiddlywinks Crumpsall

Want a Career in Childcare? Are you a patient, enthusiastic, kind person who wants to work with babies and young children? Tiddlywinks Crumpsall has the perfect apprenticeship opportunity waiting for you. Call Sue now on 07720337297 for more details. Your duties will include planning stimulating activities for children as part of their next steps, carrying out observation/assessments of the children.

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

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2023

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

    Shift patterns between 7.30am and 6.00pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A normal day would include:

  • Supporting children in their daily routines - nappy changing, mealtimes, play
  • Supporting children in their learning and development
  • Planning stimulating activities for children as part of their next steps
  • Carrying out observation/assessments of the children
  • Promote positive behaviour
  • Working as part of an outstanding team
  • Maintaining an outstanding environment
  • Ensuring the children are safe and happy

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 early years qualification.

How training will be delivered TBC.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience, Reliable, Willingness to learn, Pro-active, Honest, Committed, Happy, Fun loving, Caring, Self-assured, Focused


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

Our environments are designed to be stimulating, encourage the children to explore, take calculated risks and provide them with time and space to consolidate their learning. The indoor and outdoor environment is challenging and exciting and our planning takes into account children’s interests and enhancements are added each week to support their learning and development. We provide a fun, exciting and safe environment with the staff ensuring that our children are happily entertained with lots of different activities, such as board games, arts and crafts and outdoor play. The nurseries are registered and regulated by OFSTED. The staff work strongly as a team and are our main resource for the children they all have a passion for Early Years. As a company the staffs well-being is paramount and staff are rewarded with a day off for their birthday (after 2-year service), an Employee Assistance Programme helpline is available 24/7 for all staff, support from senior management and much more.


Tiddlywinks Crumpsall


Tiddlywinks Crumpsall

1 Cromhurst Street


M8 5FN

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Training provider


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: 07 Apr 2023