Apprentice Nursery Assistant Moseley Montessori Nursery

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Apprentice Nursery assistant in the Moseley area of Birmingham for Moseley Montessori Childcare

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Moseley area of Birmingham for an Apprenticeship position in Childcare. The candidates will report to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. Within the team the candidate will assist the other Nursery Assistants to plan and organise both fun and educational activities whilst taking care of the children’s personal needs.

Other Key Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting the qualified staff with the day to day care of the children
  • including cleaning, nappy changing and feeding
  • Working as part of a team to ensure a smooth running of the setting
  • Planning and completing activities with the children
  • Supporting the children’s development, learning and play
  • Completing development records for the children

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare. This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience in childcare 
  • Reliable 
  • Punctual 

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing personality
  • Great if able to work using own initiative
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning in a vocational setting.

Qualifications required

  • Good Literacy - English GCSE's A-C or equivalent
  • Good Numeracy - Math's GCSE's A-C or equivalent

Future prospects

Possibility of being offered a full time position on completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting. ONLY CANDIDATES WITH A GENUINE DESIRE TO WORK IN THE CHILDCARE SECTOR NEED APPLY

About the employer

Moseley Montessori is a private full day care nursery regulated by Ofsted enrolling approximately 50 children ages 6 Months through to school age.


Moseley Montessori Nursery


St Columba

Chantry Road


B13 8DD

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Training provider

  • Full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in childcare with the possibility of full time job after training.
  • QCF qualification.
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English level 1 if required. 

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd


Amy Wong

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2017