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Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

An Apprenticeship with The Education People will give you the opportunity to earn a real salary and gain a valuable qualification whilst gaining essential workplace skills and experience.

An opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to join one of The Education Family run nurseries: Smarties Day Nursery

This is a great opportunity to gain a Level 2 qualification in Early Years and Childcare whilst working for a large, innovative and diverse organisation.

The Education People are very proud to run three high quality nurseries in Kent.

We have developed our nursery group with a family ethos, which we feel encompasses children, their families as well as our highly skilled and committed staff teams.

We are committed to maintaining the quality of our workforce and recognise the importance in investing in our staff’s professional development, well-being and career progression.

If you are a motivated individual who is looking for an exciting opportunity in the early years and childcare workforce, then please view our current vacancies below. We are an innovative company and are looking for like-minded people to join our family and have a positive impact on outcomes for our children.

We currently have a vacancy for an early year’s apprentice in Smarties Nursery, Maidstone. This would be a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for developing their knowledge and experience of working with young children and is committed to their own professional development

We are looking for someone with the right attitude who is motivated and keen to learn quickly. If this sounds like you, then we would like to encourage you to apply.

Salary starts at £153.55 per week, with the opportunity to increase based on performance.

Financial support or just a simple bursary to help with travel, clothing and equipment may be available through the Kevin Lynes Apprenticeship Scheme, for those who might otherwise be unable to take up an apprenticeship opportunity.

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This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

For further information on this post please contact Stella Seidu on 01622692374 or at

About the Company

The Education People is owned by Kent County Council and is a one-stop shop for education services, to help you improve learning, well-being and children’s development. We support the full age range from early years to young adults, with over 800 products and services available specific to education needs always. Our people are here to support your people and ensure you receive a high quality product and get value for money.

Whilst this post is advertised via KCC your employment will be with The Education People.

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