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Apprentice Classroom Assistant Collegiate Montessori Nursery School

Do you want a career within early years? This is an excellent opportunity to join this long established and highly respected Nursery, renowned for its family like atmosphere and situated in Sheffield. The role will be to provide valuable support to the team as an Apprentice Classroom Assistant.

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week, this could potentially be up to 40 hours depending on business needs

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will be to provide valuable support to the team and contribute to the safe, stimulating, caring and inclusive environment where crew children feel loved, appreciated and listened to. The vacancy is for an Apprentice Classroom Assistant working with the Key and Deputy Key worker and qualified classroom assistants. Duties and responsibilities will include: The apprentice will be responsible for providing quality care in a stimulating yet safe and secure environment. Plan and participate in activities to encourage children to develop individually through play Contribute to positive relationships with children Maintain children's safety during play Support staff and maintain good standards safeguarding, health & safety and hygiene, follow company policies at all times and respect confidentiality. Support staff with literacy, numeracy, dance, drama, music, crafts. You will report directly to your key worker and will get constant support with your qualification from our training officer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Communication Skills, Numeracy Skills, Listerning,Team Building Skills, Literacy Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Organisational Skills,

Personal qualities

Caring, compassionate nature You need to be an outgoing, engaging and fun person Creative and able to think on your feet Mature and responsible attitude Must enjoy working with children Hardworking and reliable

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE's including English and Maths at Grades A* - D (9-3) or equivalent DBS Check mandatory

Future prospects

Offer of a pension scheme, fantastic development opportunities - many of our Senior Management began their career with us as apprentices. Collegiate Montessori have a high retention rate of staff and this is largely due to a happy and friendly atmosphere in the nursery.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to the location of - 6 Brincliffe Cres, Nether Edge, Sheffield S11 9AW Must be able to get to the college location of - Granville Road, Sheffield, S2 2RL

About the employer

Collegiate Montessori is known in the wider community for successfully preparing children for the next step to primary school. Our aim is to gently encourage our children to advance, be confident, enjoy independence and, finally, be exceptionally well equipped, both academically and emotionally, for their future Collegiate Montessori is situated in the quiet, leafy suburb of Nether Edge and is set within the majestic picturesque private landscaped grounds of a magnificent Victorian mansion. It is a perfectly secure and picturesque environment for children to learn and play in.


Collegiate Montessori Nursery School


The Towers Annexe

6 Brincliffe Crescent


S11 9AW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


The Sheffield College 01142602600

Early Years Practitioner L2

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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