11/05/2018 Interserve Ashton-Under-Lyne OL5 9BB

Childcare Apprenticeship VAC001389965

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Ashton-Under-Lyne
  • Salary: 6,734
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC001389965
Childcare Apprenticeship

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Here at Fire Station Day Nursery, we strive to provide the best care to the children within our nursery. We are currently looking for an apprentice who is passionate about starting a career in Childcare to join our busy team!

Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week
Monday to Friday

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration
12 months

Possible start date
04 Jun 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

The main duty within this role is to promote the physical, social and emotional development of each child within your remit and contribute towards their care and supervision.

Duties may include:

Provide opportunities for children to develop individually following Early Years
Take part in play activities with the children
Contribute to positive relationships with children
Promote positive behaviour and confidence
Maintain child safety.
Take part in outdoor activities
Help to maintain a healthy balanced diet for the children
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Strong communication skills – the ability to converse with young children, parents and colleagues alike
Team working skills
Some experience of childcare would be an advantage
Personal qualities
Caring and compassionate attitude a must
A genuine desire to work with children
Mature attitude
Desired qualifications
A-C grades in Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualifications would be highly advantageous.
Previous experience working with children would also be advantageous.
Future prospects
Upon completion of your Apprenticeship, there is the possibility of progressing within the company.

This could include:

The opportunity of permanent employment at Fire Station Day Nursery
The opportunity to progress onto an Advanced Early Years Educator apprenticeship programme with Interserve Learning and Employment.
Things to consider
The successful candidate will be required to complete a full DBS Check.
About the employer
Fire Station Day Nursery is a purpose built nursery in Mossley, built with the care and development of children as highest priority. Housed in a restored old Fire Station which has been converted to a modern bright and inspiring day nursery with ample parking, our nursery is sure to be the right choice for you and your child. Fire Station Day Nursery offers excellent facilities. Each room creates an environment that has been designed with a focus on the unique needs of children. There are a number of additional features that enhance our nursery facilities including a Sensory Theatre and a large indoor adventure play area, designed especially for our older children and not forgetting our babies and toddler’s, we have a purpose designed soft play area. To compliment our facilities we also have an imaginative toy town, where our children’s imagination have no boundaries, an area for parents to relax and have refreshments while visiting, and ample parking and drop-off zones.

Kids Zone Mossley Ltd

The Old Fire Station

Manchester Road



Training provider
Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Fire Station Day Nursery will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.
If successful, you will complete a Level 2 Children & Young People’s Workforce apprenticeship programme delivered through Fire Station Day Nursery’s dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.
Functional Skills in English and Maths if required

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

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