Immediate start to join our small and friendly team within a well-established nursery. You will be working alongside a professional and experienced team, learning a range of skills to develop a career working in an Early Year’s setting. You will receive quality training in all aspects of Child Care with the support of the Manager and team leaders.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

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 to Friday Working hours are 7.30am to 5.30pm or 8am till 5.30pm 4 days per week depending on ratio

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be trained to a high standard in all duties required of you involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning and play. This will include:

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supervising outdoor play
  • Supporting development through play
  • To plan and carry out activities
  • Preparing and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • Dealing with parents and any paperwork that needs completing
  • To attend additional training as required i.e. First Aid
  • To ensure that all Safeguarding Procedures are followed
  • You will be supported throughout your training and treated as a valuable member of staff
  • We will provide uniform garments free of charge

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenitceship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Monthly time tabled classes

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On successful completion of your Apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract

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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

We are looking for someone who is caring, nurturing, can inspire and most of all have fun!

About the employer

Greenmount Foundations for learning have an experienced enthusiastic team who provide care to all the children. We are a home from home environment. We strive to ensure all our children have the best possible start and a great learning journey with us. We thrive as a dedicated team who provide a caring and educational environment for all our children with a warm and welcoming family atmosphere for families and employees. Working hours are 7.30 to 5.30 or 8 till 5.30. This is depending on ratios and the need of the nursery. Days of work will be Monday to Friday, but will be 4 days per week depending on ratio too, day off to be confirmed monthly








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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: 08 Mar 2024