Early Years Apprentice – Winstanley, Greater Manchester

Early Years Apprentice

Banana Moon

Winstanley, Greater Manchester


Early Years Apprentice
Banana Moon

Banana Moon are currently recruiting for an Early Years Apprentice to help create a safe, caring and welcoming setting in which parents are happy to entrust their child, and where their child is encouraged and supported to flourish in an enabling and stimulating environment.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

Annual wage


Working week

Monday to Friday, shifts are to be discussed at interview.

Total hours per week: 40

Expected duration

18 Months

Possible start date

29 Mar 2023

Date posted

22 Aug 2022


2.9 miles

Apprenticeship level


Level 3 (A level)

Reference number



1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be:

  • Helping to set up, carry out and tidy away activities
  • Taking care of basic needs such as feeding and nappy changing
  • Keeping the nursery environment, equipment and resources clean and tidy at all times with due regard to health, safety and hygiene
  • Contributing to your own personal safety and keeping children safe and secure at all times
  • Contributing to risk assessments and daily checks, and informing the manager of any issues regarding the safety of equipment
  • Advising the nominated safeguarding person of any concerns
  • Ensuring that each child’s individual needs are recognised, respected, and met
  • Observing and documenting children's developmental milestones
  • Keeping up to date with good nursery practice
  • Acting as a key person to children and their families, giving emotional support and advice
  • Liaising closely with parents/carers informing them about the routines and educational provision
  • Adhering to company policies/procedures and meeting legislative requirements whilst following education curriculum, delivering standards which ensure the highest possible inspection grading
  • Promoting a successful business with a first class reputation, engaging with the local community and marketing the nursery whilst providing excellent customer care.  

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

Over the course of 18 months, you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare and wellbeing principles for children (these modules may differ).

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification and a TQUK diploma, alongside Paedeatric First Aid. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the programme, you will have gained invaluable work experience and qualifications that will enable you to progress within your career in the field. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Kind, Compassionate, Committed, Integrity


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

About the employer

At Banana Moon, we see things from a parent's point of view – and always put your child’s needs first. Therefore we have created a caring, loving and secure environment for your child.

We use a blend of the latest technology and traditional values to insure your child is given the best opportunity to develop in today’s modern world.


Banana Moon




SW11 2EZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator
Level 3 (A level)

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