Apprentice Nursery Assistant Willow Park Montessori School

Candidate will be expected to follow a strict confidentiality policy and ensure professionalism at all times. Candidate must be mindful they will be communicating with a number of different people such as parents and visitors so must be able to adapt.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 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

    Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To be punctual, reliable and efficient.
  • Feed children.
  • Support and adhere to Policies and procedures.
  • To maintain a safe, stimulating and secure environment.
  • Supporting colleagues, parents and the managing team to maintain high quality child care establishment.
  • To maintain environment, safety, cleanliness of equipment and rooms, including common areas.
  • Attend and support team meetings and decisions made for the whole nursery.
  • Attend and support staff meetings, input suggestions and ideas to promote good practice.
  • To follow all nursery policies such as Safeguarding and Health and Safety.
  • Encourage all children and develop their learning and creative abilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Bubbly
  • Caring
  • Team worker
  • Adaptable
  • Time keepers
  • Professional
  • Personable

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • A commitment to quality in all areas with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Able to perform under stress
  • A creative thinker
  • A good sense of humour

Qualifications required

A*-C in English and Maths GCSEs or equivalent qualifications desirable.

Future prospects

Progression onto Level 3 and/or full time employment.

About the employer

Nursery made up of 4 rooms: The baby room, the nursery room, the toddler room and pre-school room. This nursery is in an old Georgian house. Nursery has just had an Ofsted inspection in November 2014 and received a Grade 2 and had improved from a Grade 3.


Willow Park Montessori School



Glenlyon Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Childcare
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

Skills for Growth

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills For Growth


James Stares 0208 221 0500

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017