Co-op Childcare
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Interviews at Co-op Childcare

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Co-op Childcare.
Interview experience
Based on 45 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 45 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 45 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Co-op Childcare

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Background check
Phone call/screening
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
Group interview
Drug test
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Co-op Childcare

  • Very good, professional but made to feel confident and comfortable. A little challenging with the amount of questions and how in depth they are but this is a good thing to ensure we get the best staff…
    Shared on 11 August 2020 - Third in charge - Bristol
  • Friendly, supportive and professional.
    Shared on 29 June 2019 - Nursery Manager - Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Poorly managed. Managers often forget they have people coming for interviews so hey are poorly organised. The induction is too long.
    Shared on 24 August 2018 - Employee - South West London, Greater London

Interview questions at Co-op Childcare

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • You get asked abort your child care expriences, why you chose them, what is the eyfs or development matters. Then you get alot of senarios and what you should do in them such as suspension of home tro…
    Shared on 11 July 2019
  • Relevant questions for a job in early years. Eyfs safeguarding etc
    Shared on 1 October 2017
  • Everything about childcare and statutory expectations
    Shared on 4 June 2017 - Nursery Manager - London

Interview tips at Co-op Childcare

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)54%
  • Formal (business suit)25%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Co-op Childcare

  • Just don't interview their
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - Senior practioner - Brighton, East Sussex
  • To ensure you are familiar with all relevant legislation. That if you are not experienced you demonstrate a positive attitude to learning and adapting to the needs of the company.
    Shared on 22 October 2018 - Senior Practitioner - Watford, Hertfordshire

The first interview at Co-op Childcare

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me33%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Paper application17%
  • I called them17%
  • Other16%

How candidates received their first interview at Co-op Childcare

  • I applied for this position through indeed, The nursery manager called me to invite me for an interview at the setting,
    Shared on 12 August 2020 - Administrator - Birmingham, West Midlands
  • I found the job on a website.
    Shared on 8 March 2019 - Senior Practitioner - Carterton, Oxfordshire