We are offering a great Early Years Apprentice (Level 3) opportunity for someone who loves working with children and wants a career in childcare. Kids Collective offers outstanding Breakfast Clubs and After School Clubs at 8 local primary schools. You will be mentored and supported throughout your apprenticeship and provided with additional training. Duties include planning and implement developmentally appropriate activities and evaluate as required.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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 Working between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm according to the needs of the business but 30 hours in total including training.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide a safe and welcoming environment for children, parents and carers
  • To provide the highest standards of childcare and excellent levels of customer service at all times
  • To understand fully and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures at all times
  • To plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities and evaluate as required
  • To have an understanding that safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and that you have a duty to act accordingly & report any concerns
  • Working with an experienced team, to help you complete your apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

  • On completion of the course you will have a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification and a Paediatric First Aid qualification.
  • You will not e required to attend college or leaning provider premises as all assessments will be carried out on our premises.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once the course is completed you may be offered a practitioner role within a nursery, or a playworker role at our before and after school clubs. Whichever you choose you may have the opportunity to go on and progress throughout the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Minimum Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

We have 8 Kids Collective Clubs at; Bollin Primary, Bowdon Church School, Navigation Primary, Heyes Lane Primary, Stamford Park Primary, Elmridge Primary, Worthington Primary and Trinity Church on Park Road. Which location you are based at will be decided at interview stage.

About the employer

Kids Collective offers outstanding Breakfast Clubs and After School Clubs at seven local primary and preparatory schools during term-time, each exclusive to children attending the host school. We also provide Holiday Clubs for children aged 3-11 years located at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon and Cloverlea Primary School in Timperley, which welcome children from any school.




Navigation Primary School

Hawarden Road


WA14 1NG


Hannah Reeves


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Training provider


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

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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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