Childcare Apprenticeship - Bolton BRIGHT BEGINNINGS DAY NURSERY LTD

Brighter Beginnings Nursery are looking for a Nursery Assistant Apprentice, you will be studying toward your Early Years Practitioner Level 2.

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

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    24 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

We are excited to offer apprenticeship opportunities for individuals who are passionate about a career in early years education. As an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner, you will gain hands-on experience in a supportive learning environment while working towards a recognised qualification in childcare.

You will work as a member of the nursery team to ensure that all children attending the setting receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs.


  • Assist in providing care and education to children under the guidance of qualified staff
  •  Learn and apply the principles of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)
  • Support the planning and delivery of engaging activities for children
  • Observe and understand children’s development and learning needs
  • Help maintain a safe, clean, and nurturing environment for children
  • Participate in training sessions and team meetings as part of professional development
  • Work towards completing your apprenticeship qualification in childcare


  • Bonus schemes
  • Coffee mornings
  • Staff of the month
  • Parking available onsite
  • Good local transport links via both train and bus

You must have genuine interest in pursuing a career in early years education. Good communication skills and a willingness to learn are key in this role. Commitment to working as part of a team and enthusiasm for working with young children is expected and required.

The training you will be getting

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained;

  • Early Years Practitioner - Level 2 qualification.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills


Other Childcare (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Working hours Please note that anyone under the age of 18 can only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours should be amended accordingly, to fall in line with the legislation.

About the employer

Our Mission Statement To provide children opportunities to be adventurers and explorers, and as educators.  To provide skilled staff that guides the children in the understanding and expanding of their discoveries.  To provide a firm foundation to move forward within the world, with British Values engraved in their lifes. To provide optimum learning and development opportunities and provide them challenges that will stimulate their learning and assist them to be great academic achievers.  To provide encouraged to children to accept challenges, learn through play-do-review strategy,  recognising and tackling age appropriate risks and recognising dangers.  To provide equality and provide every child optimum opportunities to gain confidence, learn, develop, explore and experiment through a variety of resources indoors and outdoors that satisfy the emotional, social, physical, and creative needs.  To provide all the children the best possible start in life.




Brighter Beginnings Nursery, Aylesford Walk



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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Jul 2024