Childcare Apprentice (35578) Tiddlywinks Higher Blackley

Want a Career in Childcare? Are you a patient, enthusiastic, kind person who wants to work with babies and young children? Tiddlywinks Ancoats has the perfect apprenticeship opportunity waiting for you. Call Sue now on 07720337297 for more details. Supporting children in their daily routines – nappy changing, mealtimes, play.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • 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

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • 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 for 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 will the next steps be?
How you could get there:

If you are taking public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on 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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression to the next level of 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 Higher Blackley


Taunton Street



M4 7FA

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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: 23 Jun 2023