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We are looking for a motivated and hard-working individual looking to start their career in early years childcare to join our team. This apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to work with all age groups. We are located on a beautiful farm, close to a number of transport routes, including bus stops and the Underground station.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the team with care duties of the Children
  • Act as a buddy for a Key Person, supporting with the Montessori and EYFS framework
  • Ensuring the Children are happy to play in a happy and stimulating environment
  • Communicate to all members of the room and the room leader
  • Be flexible within the setting and able to follow instructions 
  • To undertake any further training requested by the nursery and maintain renewal dates
  • To keep up to date with any safeguarding training and report any concerns regarding a child in the nursery to the Safeguarding Officer of the nursery
  • To be flexible and adaptable, to assist in all areas of nursery work and to provide support for other members of staff
  • To attend staff meetings and training courses/events as requested
  • To work as part of the team and contribute positively to the staff team. To provide a role model of good practice to other members of staff
  • To go about your duties with a positive and enthusiastic attitude – to be organised, efficient, confident, hardworking and conscientious

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard working
  • Dedicated
  • Flexible
  • Friendly
  • Honest

Personal qualities

  • Fun natured
  • Positive
  • Passionate to work with Children

Desired qualifications

GSCE or equivalent English & maths desired but not essential, Functional Skills will be offered

Future prospects

Progression within the company.

About the employer

Blossom Tree Montessori has been built, furnished and equipped to the highest standards. We have created beautiful and stimulating learning environments to give children the best surroundings in which to learn and thrive. Simple unobtrusive surroundings and a wide range of learning resources create the right environment for children to play, learn and grow.




Joel Street Farm

Joel Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company


Lauren Coughlan 01753 596004

The Childcare Company is an Ofsted ‘Grade 2 Good’ established leading National training provider delivering high quality apprenticeships in partnership with childcare employers to support the development and growth of our workforce.

The Childcare Company is dedicated that each apprentice has the best possible learning journey, by providing training that develops the apprentice’s workplace skills, knowledge and personal development (behaviours), that will have a positive impact on them, in their workplace and in the wider society and most importantly sets a solid foundation to progress in their chosen career path.

Training is delivered through blended learning.  Supported by one our sector specialist tutors the tutor will deliver teaching sessions using a variety of methods including; face to face, Skype, virtual classroom, face time and telephone and additionally provide support and motivation.  Working in partnership with the employer, apprentices will be provided with ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ training during their paid working hours. 

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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