Early Years Assistant Apprentice (Childcare)

Bidston Avenue Primary School

An exciting new opportunity with an immediate start. Biddy Buddies are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual to join their growing nursery. Experience in childcare is not essential as full training will be provided.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

37.5 hours

Expected duration

52 weeks

Possible start date

13 Jan 2020


The role will include, but will not be restricted to:

  • Successfully gaining an enhanced DBS clearance before starting work
  • Working in a nursery setting for an agreed number of hours per week
  • Complete assigned tasks as per JTM assessor's instructions
  • Following instructions from the line manager or supervisor, in all aspects of work within the nursery setting
  • Performing a range of activities with the children in the nursery, which could include feeding, playing, reading, singing etc.
  • Complying with safeguarding legislation
  • Complying with health, safety and security regulations and legislation
  • Liaising with the manager

Working week

Monday to Friday (daily hours to be confirmed at interview)

37.5 hour per week

Date posted

08 Nov 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills


  • GCSE maths and English A-C or 4-9 (or equivalents) is desirable, but not essential
  • NVQ Level 2 in Childcare (or equivalents) is desired but not at all essential.

Personal Qualities

  • Be well presented at all times
  • Be punctual
  • Be able to work well in a team
  • Have a willingness to learn all aspects of Childcare
  • Have the confidence to use own initiative
  • Have a good standard of hygiene
  • Have a bubbly and happy personality

Future Prospects

On completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship, you may be moved on to a Level 3 qualification.

About the employer

BiddyAve Buddies Preschool and Out of School Clubs provide an enriching learning environment that has helped countless children progress.

Founded in 2002, we are a private, non-profit childcare organisation, which is overseen by a Voluntary Management Committee from Bidston Avenue Primary School. 

We are located within the grounds of Bidston Avenue Primary School.


Bidston Avenue Primary School


Tollemache Road
CH41 0DQ

Training provider

  • Level 2 or 3 Children and Young People's Workforce Certificate
  • Functional Skills - maths, English and ICT if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • On the job training at a specific location

Training framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Jarvis Training Management Ltd


Joe Bowers



Application instructions

Application closing date: 06 Jan 2020

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