Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Level 2 - Redditch Kids Community Nursery LTD

An amazing opportunity at Kids Community Centre, who are looking for an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner to join their setting, to fit well within their friendly team and learn skills on the job whilst supporting children’s play, learning & development.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    40 hours per week. Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed at offer stage.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Level 2 Apprentice Nursery Practitioner you will need to do a wide range of different tasks. Our children are happy, loved and grow up confident and secure within the childcare environment we create for them. You will work with staff and children to contribute to this environment.

Duties will include:
•To support qualified staff with daily routines in the nursery.
•To learn the skills of a nursery nurse, (on the job), working practically as part of the team.
•To learn how to provide high quality childcare to our children.
•To show commitment to achieving the apprenticeship in the agreed timeframe.
•To work in partnership with your assessor.
•Understand the importance of keeping everyone safe and the part you play.
•To ensure you attend all the training courses and staff meetings as required.
•To complete and submit work to agreed timelines.
•To work with all age groups.
•To never be left unsupervised with the children

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Kids community will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. You will be working towards the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required

This will be delivered through kids community's dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

During the Level 2, Early Years Practitioner Standard Apprenticeship in childcare, you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Level 3 Apprenticeship, Early Years Educator. The successful candidate may secure a suitable position within the organisation once qualified.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to go through to a DBS check. Available parking on road, 5 min bus ride from town centre or 20-minute walk

About the employer

At Kids Co children’s nursery we are dedicated to creating a nurturing environment, which respects the diversity of our children and their families and enriches each child's development through our progressive curriculum and childcare.Kids Co children’s nursery has been established since April 2004 and has been part of the Government’s initiative to develop 'children's centres', this status was achieved in March 2006.


Kids Community Nursery LTD


Cherry Tree Walk



B97 6PD

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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 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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 May 2024