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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner GASKELLS PRIVATE DAY NURSERY LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an Outstanding nursery based in the centre of Bolton. Working with a team of established childcare professionals you will be supported every step of the way along your journey to becoming a qualified childcare practitioner

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Closing date: 21 Dec 2022

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 8.30am to 6.00pm. exact shift patterns will be discussed with the successful candidate

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Plan and implement stimulating and inclusive activities
  • Encourage all aspects of communication development
  • Support all aspects of children’s health, safety and wellbeing at all times
  • Maintain accurate registers and children’s development records
  • Build effective relationships with parents, children and work colleagues

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

You will be working towards your Early Years Practitioner qualification at level 2 which will require you to attend college for 1 day every month as well as complete your assignments and training whilst working in the nursery setting. If you do not already hold your maths and English at pass grade, then you will be required to study these at college alongside your early years course.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto higher level apprenticeship or full-time positions are available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Able to take instruction, Understand Safeguarding Rules, Reliable and Trustworthy


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

Things to consider

This position is subject to a satisfactory references and a clear DBS check (disclosure and barring service) which the employer will apply for.

About the employer

Gaskells is a modern purpose-built, single storey nursery conveniently situated off Chorley Old Road and less than half mile from Bolton town centre. Registered for 89 children, it occupies a large site with extensive outdoor facilities including a massive sandpit. It also benefits from a large private car park.







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Training provider



Andrew Hughes

01204 482036

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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