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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Kaleidoscope Nursery

Looking to start a new career in childcare? Look no further! Kaleidoscope Nursery are looking for an apprentice to make the most of this wonderful opportunity, there are plenty of skills and lots of experience to be gained for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 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

    Monday – Friday, 8.00am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Our new apprentice will be responsible for the day to day care of individual and groups of children.

You will undertake all aspects of childcare including:

  • Personal care needs
  • Planning activities to support children’s education
  • Cleaning and preparing play and eating areas
  • Developing staff and parent relationships

You will need to work well individually and be able to follow instructions as well as use your own initiative.

You will need to be capable of learning on the job and showing that you have learnt tasks by carrying them out independently, when trained.

This role may be closed early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will have the skills to establish positive relationships with children, parents / carers and other staff members and to provide a nurturing environment.  Good communication skills and a good level of initiative will be needed.

Personal qualities

We need you to be reliable, flexible and have a positive, friendly attitude.

Desired qualifications

English and maths GCSE A-C/9-4 or equivalent

Future prospects

Progression to Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Kaleidoscope Nursery is an established childcare provision in the heart of Sherborne, accepting children from birth to 5 years of age. The Nursery was founded in 2005 and relocated in September 2010 to a purpose-designed building in a quiet area within the new Sherborne Business Centre. 


Kaleidoscope Nursery



East Mill Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Somerset Skills & Learning


Chelsea Edwards 07976 981937

Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.

Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

End Point Assessment: Knowledge Test & Professional Discussion.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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