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Childcare Apprentice PK KIDS DAY NURSERY LTD

To assist and work alongside the team in setting up for the day to day activities, to attend staff meetings and any training needed, to care and safeguard the children providing secure play for our 0-4 year olds. Level 3 applicants will be considered if they hold a level 2 childcare qualification.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Mon-Fri (37.5 hours) on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to the staff within the setting
  • Work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships, working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met
  • Ensure good standards of safety, hygiene, and cleanliness are maintained at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To show initiative, be able to communicate and work in a team

Personal qualities

  • Positive individual with a caring manner

Desired qualifications

4 x GCSE A*-D/  9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent. 

Preferably C+ for maths and English for level 2.

Must have maths and English 4's to study level 3.

Future prospects

Progression within the company to higher apprenticeship or full-time employment pending capacity.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received.

About the employer

Owner: PK Kids Day Nursery Ltd

Local Authority / Social Services: Lancashire County Council

Number of Staff: 10

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 38

Age Range: from 0 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: 6 days over Christmas period




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Kirsty Gregory

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

As part of the apprenticeship, the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship Standard components with Runshaw Adult College. This will be work-based learning.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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