Nursery Nurse Apprentice Buttons and Bows Pre-School

We are looking for someone to join our outstanding team working across our nursery. 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: 27 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Role is Term Time Only (38 weeks per year) - Pro Rata Annual Salary: £8455.54

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.45am – 4pm Term time only

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Planning and delivering high quality care and education to all children
  • Communicating with parents
  • Working as part of a team
  • General cleaning and hygiene of the setting
  • Helping to serve snacks and meals to meet the nutritional requirements of children
  • Reliable
  • Good communicator
  • Good time keeping
  • Organised
  • A positive outlook with a genuine love of children

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

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard
  • This is a work-based qualification with timetables classes

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are keen for apprentices to continue on to the level 3 with a view to a permanent position in the nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Buttons & Bows are a Private Day Nursery offering outstanding care for children from 2 to 5 years. We have a dedicated team to providing the best possible care for the children Our aim is to provide a happy, secure stimulating and caring environment which children can learn through play and discovery. Our nursery has its own separate indoor and outdoor playing space at the Demesne Community Centre as well as a special Canopy allowing children to be outside whatever the weather.


Buttons and Bows Pre-School





M24 4JF

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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: 27 Oct 2023