Early Years Apprentice For Kido London, London

Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-05-21
ID #2023612852
23,796 £
Early Years Apprentice For Kido London, London
United Kingdom, London, London,
Modified February 8, 2024


Kido are looking for an Early Years Apprentice to join the team at one of our nurseries on a level 3 course. This is your opportunity to join an amazing growing nursery group who champions career growth like no other!

Kido is a place where innovation and imagination unite to create modern Early Years settings. We are international in India, USA and the UK, running 14 Ofsted rated Good and Outstanding nurseries in and around London. We blend the best practices from the Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Waldorf Steiner approaches. This magical fusion, combined with state-of-the-art learning spaces and 21st-century technology, brings a whole new level of wonder to early years education at Kido.

Why choose Kido?

The Apprentice role offers a starting salary of £21,715 , and is a full time, 40 hours per week position. Take the chance to build a remarkable career in a fast-growing international company. By joining Kido you will get:

A pay increase once you achieve Level 2 competency sign off bringing your salary up to a minimum of £23,796.
20 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising year on year to 30 days after 5 years service
Your birthday off
70% off childcare at Kido*
£500 refer a friend bonus
Enhanced sick pay
Annual performance-related pay increases
Brilliant career progression opportunities
Company awards, celebrations and team social events
Access to a healthcare cash plan
Early access to pay through the Hastee app
Perkbox discounts and savings on thousands of retailers
Your wellbeing matters - we provide not just a confidential employee assistance programme but access to our wellness hub
Cycle to work scheme

The role of Early Years Apprentice...

Welcome to the heart of Kido, where passion, ambition, and people are at the core of everything we do! As an Apprentice you'll gain valuable hands-on experience within the nursery while working towards a sought-after early years qualification. Our Level 3 course takes approximately 2 years to complete, but offers you advancement to Level 2 sign off as soon as you're ready. The apprenticeship is designed to be work-based, with dedicated time allocated to support you with "off the job" training.

As an Early Years Apprentice your primary focus will be supporting the team in providing a safe and inspiring learning environment where every child thrives. You'll be a team player with a positive can-do attitude, collaborating with the team to deliver engaging activities that align with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) standards for child learning and development. An ability to effectively communicate with parents, children and colleagues will set you apart and aid us in delivering the best experience possible.

You'll have safeguarding at the forefront of your mind, ensuring any concerns are raised and acted upon immediately. With a hands-on approach and with great attention to detail, you'll deliver exceptional experiences throughout the children's learning journeys within our nursery. You'll also get involved with mealtimes, ensuring all dietary requirements are met, and any other reasonable tasks to ensure the smooth running of the nursery environment.

We take pride in creating a nurturing environment that caters to individual needs, acknowledging the diversity of each child's background, culture, disabilities, and medical history. Your flexibility and dedication, insights and feedback will be valued as we constantly push the boundaries of excellence and reimagine what exceptional early years education really means.

What We're Looking For

If you have a genuine passion for Early Years and Childcare, are hardworking and keen to learn, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. To enrol on the Level 3 apprenticeship you must have some evidence of experience with children, ideally in a nursery setting and must hold UK residency for the past 3 years or more. Maths and English GCSE is desirable however if you do not have these then you will complete a Level 2 Maths and English Functional Skills test to show competence in these areas.

What's next?

If you're ready to seize the opportunity to join the Kido team and build a future of possibilities for the children at nursery location nursery, apply today and we'll be in touch. You can expect an initial phone call with our recruitment team who will take you through the next stages.

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All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected'. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website or see here.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure & Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

If you are unsure whether you need to disclose criminal information, you should seek legal advice or you may wish to contact Nacro or Unlock for impartial advice. There is more information on filtering and protected offences on the Ministry of Justice website

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Kido is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Kido will ensure that our recruitment procedures meet the standards set out in our safer recruitment policy (available upon request) and our selection criteria prevents unsuitable people from gaining access to children. As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care, successful candidates are expected to undergo pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS and barred lists check

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Early years apprentice for kido london

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