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Apprentice Nursery Nurse/Early Years Practitioner KIDS PLANET DAY NURSERIES LIMITED

You will be working in the setting dealing with a variety of children, from babies and toddlers to 5 year olds. You will be trained to a high standard in all duties needed of you, involving keeping the children safe and enhancing their learning/play. You will be supported throughout your training and be treated as a valuable team member.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Daily hours to be confirmed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Kids Planet Day Nurseries are a growing nursery group with excellent opportunities for progression on completion of the apprenticeship.

We are always looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join The Kids Planet Group. We pride ourselves on valuing our employees and recognising hard work as well as progression, training and support throughout your career within The Kids Planet Group.

Kids Planet has an exciting opportunity for an apprentice Nursery Nurse. The nursery will offer fully supported training with excellent opportunities on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring safety of children at all times
  • Supporting development through play
  • Preparation of snacks and feeding children
  • Keeping the nursery clean
  • The role will include working as part of a team
  • Learning how to plan and resource children's activities
  • Understanding and implementing the EYFS, observing and recording children's achievements
  • Any other duties required by the team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Fun
  • Reliable
  • Energetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Being sensitive to children’s needs
  • Ability to help and support the development of the children and young people

Desired qualifications

Good standard of maths and English are required, or the equivalent.

Future prospects

We pride ourselves on valuing our employees and recognising hard work as well as progression, training and support throughout your career within The Kids Planet Group.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 

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About the employer

Kids Planet is a family-owned group of nurseries, established in 2008 by working mum Clare Roberts and her father John Hoban in 2008. Clare’s sister, Lucy Kaczmarska is the Childcare Director. Kids Planet provide care for thousands of children across the North West and Midlands, committed to ensuring each child is given the best possible start.

Kids Planet Training Academy was launched in 2018 and has purpose-built premises situated in Knutsford, Cheshire, as well as satellite centres across the North West. We are proud to have achieved excellent apprenticeship success and retention rates. With the growth of the company and increased applications from learners wanting to undertake an apprentice at Kids Planet, the Training Academy has gone from strength to strength.

In March 2020, Kids Planet Training Academy successfully gained Main Provider status on the Register of Accredited training providers (RoATP) enabling us to offer our Outstanding Apprenticeship Training externally to support Early Years employers.




Blade House

Battersea Road



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Additional location information

Kids Planet Day Nurseries have just taken over the running of these Nurseries - so they may at the moment appear under their old names until updated.


Training provider

Kids Planet Day Nurseries Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by KIDS PLANET DAY NURSERIES LIMITED


Chloe Walker 01565 682090

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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