Apprentice Nursery Practitioner - Kid's Academy Day Nurseries - Leeds | FW Solutions

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Apprentice Nursery Practitioner – Kid’s Academy Day Nurseries – Leeds


£180.36 per week     North Leeds

Kid's Academy Day Nurseries
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in one of two well know nurseries in North Leeds (Adel and West Park) with an experienced staff team. You will be given the opportunity to gain and develop new skills and experiences, whilst working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship standard for the Early Years Educator.

Duties will include:

  • To meet the requirements of the EYFS framework
  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Uphold impeccable levels of hygiene
  • To give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • To be flexible within working practices of the setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring organisation policies and procedures are observed at all times
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Practitioner
Kid's Academy Day Nurseries
Employer Description:

Kids Academy nursery is graduate led with a highly qualified, dedicated workforce. The nursery is all on ground level and is divided into 3 children’s rooms, with age appropriate resources and activities. Our full time cook prepares fresh meals daily and we pride ourselves on a well balanced nutritious menu.

Our activities both indoors and out are varied and aim to provide children with the skills they need to develop and grow. We have a key worker system so that each child and their family have a first point of contact. This works well for care and information sharing.

Vacancy Location:

West Park Drive , West Park , Leeds LS16 5AS
Holt Dale Approach , Adel , Leeds LS16 7RX

Working Week:
Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week
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Training to be provided:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 6 hours a week of your working hours will be dedicated to ‘off the job training’. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.

End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of two activities – knowledge test and portfolio-based professional discussion.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

The company was born out of the Directors’ 40 years collective experience working in community settings throughout West and North Yorkshire and later delivering teaching and training in the Early Years sector. As a family run business, the company lives and breathes childcare from the roots upwards. We have now grown our business to deliver childcare and education training across Yorkshire and the North East. We pride ourselves on having a team of long serving staff with industry experience.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
12/18 Months
Skills required:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
Qualifications required:
  • A Childcare L2 qualification or relevant experience is essential to apply for this position
  • GCSE or equivalents grades in English and maths at D/3 level are essential for this position
Personal qualities:
  • You must be well presented and reliable
Future Prospects:

Achievement of the Advanced Apprenticeship will enable apprentices to access higher level jobs within the wider childcare sector, e.g. Room Leader, Nursery Supervisor or Nursery Manager.

There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards the Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship standard

Employer Name:
Kid's Academy Day Nurseries
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Application Method:
Please apply via the FW Solutions website.
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Short Vacancy Description:

Hard working and enthusiastic Apprentice Nursery Practitioner are required at a successful children’s day nursery to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.