Nursery nurse apprentice Prestwich Preparatory school

We are looking for a Level 2 childcare apprentice to join our small but busy setting. You will be supported throughout your course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care to our children and maintaining our very high standards.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm (dependent on shift)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carry out activities with the children
  • Plan activities to meet the needs of the children
  • Observe the children in their play
  • Ensuring all the children in the setting reach their full potential
  • Ensure the children are happy and thriving in a caring environment
  • Safeguard children
  • Cleaning duties
  • Supervising snacks and lunch

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

Early years practitioner apprentice level 2 standard

Level 2 diploma for the early years practitioner

This is a work-based qualification with monthly timetabled classes.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Development within nursery setting with the possibility of progressing onto a L3 with team leading roles and responsibilities.

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

Things to consider

We are looking for either a level 2 or level 3 apprentice.

About the employer

Prestwich Preparatory School is a small private school with a lovely nurturing, family atmosphere whose primary goal is to secure places for our children at one of the local Grammar Schools. Pupils are well motivated and are eager to learn so they make good progress and achieve well”.


Prestwich Preparatory school


400 Bury Old Road



M25 1PZ

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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: 07 Jul 2023