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Nursery Assistant Apprenticeship Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery

An opportunity has arisen in which Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery are looking to recruit one Apprentice to work towards their Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification, while gaining valuable skills and experience when working alongside professionals with years of combined experience.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be responsible for the safety and welfare of the children
  • To promote the physical, intellectual, emotional, educational and social development of the children
  • To ensure that there is a stimulating and varied programme of activities available to the children at all times
  • To ensure that the children are offered a nutritious and varied diet, appropriate to their age and development
  • To notify the officer-in-charge or his/her deputy when each child is collected by their parent/carer
  • To keep progress records and reports the children
  • To develop and maintain a warm and supportive relationship with the children and staff
  • To plan for the key children weekly in advance and implement the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and the Montessori approach

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Remote Course Delivery

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position after completion of the course

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 / C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C) Desired

Things to consider

A DBS check will be required

About the employer

Stepping Stones was founded in 1996 and has been under the same management ever since. Housed in two rooms within the Church of God of Prophecy in Kitto Road. Stepping Stones are able to cater for up to 29 children aged between 6 months and 5 years old.


Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery





SE14 5TW

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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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