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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Y2k Kidz Klub Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a highly regarded after school club in the Bolton area and to develop your career in childcare. Working with a team of experienced childcare practitioners to provide a high quality care and support to young children.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £109.43 to £216.13

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am to 6.30pm Shift patterns to be discussed at Interview

    Total hours per week: 22.75

  • Expected duration

    17 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking for someone to deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for our children. To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development. To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the Deputy Nursery Manager/Nursery Manager. To complete all academic aspects of the apprenticeship

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Plan and implement stimulating and inclusive activities
  • Encourage all aspects of communication development
  • Support all aspects of children’s health, safety and wellbeing at all times
  • Maintain accurate registers and children’s development records
  • Build effective relationships with parents, children and work colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Enthusiastic approach to working with children
  • Good Literacy skills
  • Works well within a busy team
  • Some experience in a childcare setting

Personal qualities

  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ready to Learn and take instruction from others
  • Reliability and good timekeeping

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at grade 4-9/C-A*(or equivalent) is desireable.

Future prospects

Progression onto higher level apprenticeships or full-time positions are available for the right candidate.

Things to consider

  • Please take some time to ensure you complete the application in full. This is the first impression an employer receives of you so make sure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters and punctuation correctly), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier
  • Remember to include ALL of your qualifications and grades from school and any College/University you have attended. Whether you have achieved them or they are predicted, especially your results in maths and English
  • If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy, please e-mail remembering to quote the vacancy title
  • Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for some of our apprenticeship vacancies, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date, once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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About the employer

Y2K Kidz Klub is a privately owned Before, Afterschool and Holiday Childcare Club and  was established in the year 2000 at Masefield CP School, Little Lever, Bolton, by Mrs Catherine Dunning, who is still the current owner. In the year 2002 the Club was awarded The Most Creative Play Programme by Kids Club Network, London. We have expanded into St. Matthews CE School and St. Teresa’s RC School, Little Lever. In the year 2006 we opened in St. Stephen’s CE School, Kearsley, Bolton. During September 2015 Y2K at St. Stephen’s was awarded ‘Good to Outstanding’ and in November 2014, ‘Outstanding’ at Masefield School by Ofsted.


Y2k Kidz Klub Limited



New Chapel Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Andrew Hughes 01204 482954

  • Early Years Practitioner standard Level 2
  • Functional skills Level 1 (unless already held)
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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