Ref: CC03 Childcare apprenticeship at PK Kids PK KIDS DAY NURSERY (ECCLESTON) LIMITED

To assist and work alongside the team in setting up for the day-to-day activities, to attend staff meetings and any training needed and to care and safeguard the children, providing secure play for our 0–5-year-olds. Level 3 applicants will be considered if they hold a level 2 childcare qualification.

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role will be paid at the national minimum wage for apprentices which is increasing to £5.28 an hour as of 01/04/2023.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday on a rota basis, hours will fall within 7:30am and 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship qualification. 

This apprenticeship is completed within the workplace.

You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training.

You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any subject x 2 (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open. Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. For more information on the NMW, please visit:

About the employer

PK Kids nursery is based in Eccleston it provides flexible child care for children aged 0-5 years.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Charlotte Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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