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Apprentice Childcare Practitioner LITTLE PEOPLES DAY NURSERY (ECCLES) LTD

If you would like to start a career working in a well established, professional and friendly nursery environment then apply now! Based in Eccles, the employer is looking to recruit an enthusiastic young person to join their team of experienced early years practitioners. As a nursery assistant plays an important role in assisting in the care of young children. They plan and organize both fun and educational activities and take care of children’s personal needs. As an apprentice you will undertake the following duties supervised by another qualified assistant.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 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

    Monday - Friday between 7.30am - 6pm (Shifts TBC - 40 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervising children's play time
  • Engaging children in learning and play activities
  • Keeping and updating records
  • Working with team members
  • Maintaining a high standard or operation
  • Attending staff meetings

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills English & Maths (if required) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator Advanced Apprenticeship to be considered upon successful completion of the Level 2

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Awareness of safeguarding, Kind, Interest in Childcare, Responsible and Trustworthy


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*- F / 9 - 1) Essential

About the employer

Little People Day Nursery and Pre-School was registered in 1996 and is on the Early Years Register. It is privately owned and is situated in a converted warehouse in Eccles in Greater Manchester. The nursery serves the local area offering two separate units and a fully enclosed area available for outdoor play. Care is provided for Children aged 0-5 years and the setting supports a number of children who speak English as an additional language and children with special needs and/or disabilities.







M30 0ND

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Training provider



Abbie Thomson


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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