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Vacancy Title
Framework Title
Early Years Practitioner  Early Years Level 3
Hours per week
National Minimum Wage for Apprentices
32 hours minimum - may be required to work more.
Location of Vacancy
Training Provider / College
Rochdale KYP


Brief description of the role

A fantastic opportunity has opened up in a vibrant nursery in Rochdale for Childcare Level 2 / 3. This nursery is developing and expanding successfully and would like an apprentice to join their team immediately.

As an apprentice you would work with the team to:

  • Plan and supervise activities like arts and crafts, music and cooking

  • Help children to learn numeracy skills through activities like counting games

  • Read stories and provide activities to develop the children’s language skills

  • Take children on outings

  • Feed and change babies

  • Observe children and make notes for use in reports

  • Work to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • Make sure the children are safe and well at all times (safeguarding)

  • Report any concerns to your manager

Your duties may include acting as a key worker for one or more children, monitoring their progress and sharing information about their development with their parents and/or carers.


Role requirements

GCSE Maths and English grade A to C are desirable for this position, but not essential.


Other information

  • Enthusiasm for working with young children

  • An interest in the care, learning and development of young children

  • A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities

  • Good organisational and planning skills

  • Punctuality, patience, reliability, trustworthiness