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Apprentice Childcare Practitioner Kids in Bloom Ltd

Are you looking for a career in childcare? We are looking to recruit Expectations are always high so please only apply if you are passionate about working with children and want to be part of a hard working, fun and caring team.

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Closing date: 25 May 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, Shifts between 8:00am - 6:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To have a full understanding of their responsibility with regard to safeguarding children.
  • To be willing to obtain an appropriate First Aid Certificate.
  • To plan, resource and operate an environment that promotes appropriate learning through play within the Early Years Foundation Stage 2021 Framework.
  • To treat all children individually.
  • To help create a secure and consistent atmosphere within the nursery in which the children can flourish happily.
  • To be flexible and willing to work with all age groups in the nursery when necessary predominantly working with 0-4 year olds.
  • To work as part of a team, having a professional attitude towards all colleagues.
  • To have a good working knowledge of all nursery policies and procedures.
  • To use initiative when appropriate.
  • To keep up to date with current best practice and be willing to attend training courses.
  • To adhere to the nursery dress code at all times.
  • To attend all staff meetings.
  • To be punctual, reliable, honest and trust worthy.
  • To supervise children at mealtimes and to promote healthy habits.
  • To liase with parents in a friendly and professional manner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard working
  • Team player
  • Confident communicator

Personal qualities

  • Passion for working with children
  • Enthusiastic
  • Fun and engaging
  • Professional
  • Patient

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred.

Future prospects

Possibility of advanced level apprenticeship or permanent employment, but this will depend on the individual. This opportunity will provide the right person with excellent skills for future opportunities.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the industry, the successful candidate will need to complete a DBS check before they can be offered a start date with the business.

This apprenticeship opportunity is being managed by The Learning Foundry. As part of the initial process, we may contact by the details provided on your application which include telephone number, mobile number, and email address.

Before submitting your application, please check your spelling, punctuation and ensure you have included as much information as possible. This includes when providing your answers to the employer questions. If you provide a good quality answer, this can improve your chances of your application moving forward to the next stage.

About the employer

Kids in Bloom, Northwood Nursery first opened its doors in 2011. A place where learning is fun in a safe and stimulating environment.

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, exciting and enjoyable nursery where children thrive as they learn.

We create a wonderful day care environment that is innovative, stimulating and inspiring for children and staff alike.

We have a wonderful outdoor area for children to explore and investigate. There are lots of activities to do including, water play on a large scale, digging in our mud kitchen and gardening, reading on our cosy cave, mark making, and imaginative play opportunities with our ever-changing magical hut.


Kids in Bloom Ltd


Northwood Primary School

Roughwood Drive


L33 8XD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE LEARNING FOUNDRY LIMITED


Jacob Evans 0300 123 8088

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Training sessions required at our campus on Renshaw Street (L1 2SA) or over Microsoft Teams
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Supported by a designated Apprenticeship Assessor

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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