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Nursery Apprentice Wickham Montessori School

Are you looking to train in Early Years Childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Wickham (near Fareham) are looking for a Nursery Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2021

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 to Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Trainer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who ideally has some experience working with children (babies, toddlers or pre-school)

Personal qualities

  • To be a confident, organised, reliable and creative person.

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English at 4/C grade or above is preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

Once completing your Apprenticeship, you may be offered the chance to progress or a full time position and further training

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042


About the employer

Montessori is an education for independence, preparing not just for school but for life

We know that entrusting your child to a school is an important decision. By providing the best in childcare, we make the right choice easy for you.

Our comfortable surroundings offer a setting of affection and trust where your children feel secure and are nurtured and guided to achieve maximum learning and growth by committed and qualified staff.

We work closely with parents to provide the quality care that every child deserves.  So come visit our school to see for yourself the invaluable child-centred opportunities, inspiration and experience available to your child.

The school provides a warm, friendly welcoming environment for children aged 6 months – 5 years.

The environment of our school has been specially prepared to cover all aspects of development – intellectual, social, physical, emotional, spiritual and offers each child the opportunity to flourish at their own pace with the support and guidance of trained, qualified Montessori staff.


Wickham Montessori School


Park Place Pastoral Centre

Winchester Road


PO17 5HA

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Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd


James Sproat 07715658042

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Educator

  • Functional Skills: English and maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment
If the desired candidate already holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification or sufficient experience, the L3 Early Years Educator is available on an 18 month basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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