Apprentice Early Years Practitioner EGERTON OUT OF SCHOOL CLUB LIMITED

Egerton Out of School club is based in a rural and picturesque part of Bolton. It is a busy, yet friendly nursery providing a caring and nurturing environment for all its children. Here you will get all the support you need to start or progress your career in early years from a team of experienced staff.

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Closing date: 14 Apr 2023

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 5.30pm although actual shift patterns will be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for someone to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 0-5 years. To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development. To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • 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 level 2 qualification which requires you to attend classes at Bolton College one day a month. If you do not already hold pass grades in maths and English then you will also have to work towards your functional skills qualification will will mean attending maths and/or English classes at Bolton College each week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto higher level apprenticeships or full-time positions may be available to the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

This role is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS Safeguarding check which will be arranged by the nursery manager.

About the employer

At Egerton Nursery and Out of School Club, Bolton we provide a happy, safe and stimulating environment where children ages 2- 11 years can be confident and inspired to learn. We are a busy and friendly nursery located under the same roof as Egerton Community Primary School. Open daily from 7.30am until 6pm, your child can start with us at 2 years old (or earlier if you join our Tots and Us Sessions!) and continue with us until 11 years old when they leave for secondary school.




Cox Green Road




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Training provider



Andrew Hughes

01204 482036

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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