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Nursery Apprentice Guisborough Montessori Nursery

Guisborough Montessori nursery are looking for someone who is reliable and can use their initiative to join their team. Reporting to the Nursery Manager, you will be responsible for working with all children in the Nursery to enable them to make the best use of the educational opportunities available to them.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support other staff members in delivering an exciting programme of events for the children in our care
  • To establish supportive relationships with the children
  • To establish supportive relationships with parents
  • To promote the acceptance and inclusion of the child(s) with SEN, encouraging children to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner
  • To be responsible, with support, for the monitoring of children’s learning and developmental progress
  • To give positive encouragement, feedback and praise to reinforce and sustain the child’s efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem
  • To support the child in developing social skills both in and out of the areas in the nursery
  • To support the use of ICT in learning activities and with specific programmes to support learning
  • To know and apply nursery policies on Child Protection, Health and Safety, Behaviour, Teaching and Learning, Equal Opportunities etc.
  • To comply with legal and organisational requirements for maintaining the health, safety and security of yourself and others in the learning environment
  • To take part in performance review processes and training activities offered by the nursery to continue to extend personal development 
  • To be willing to support break time supervision
  • To accompany children on educational visits   

This job description sets out the main responsibilities for the postholder but is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Specific duties may change from time to time without changing the general nature of the post and the postholder is expected to be flexible in the range of responsibilities they undertake.

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator at Redcar & Cleveland College
  • Functional Skills Maths & English, if required
  • First aid qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Initiative, Knowledge of safeguarding, Confidentiality, Reliable, Can work on a 1:1 basis, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
Other Paediatric First Aid certificate (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

They are looking for someone who has a Paediatric First Aid certificate, or a willingness to work towards qualification. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check before taking up the position. Additional checks will include; identity checks, qualification checks and two satisfactory references.

About the employer

Guisborough Montessori offers the highest standards of child care delivered by education specialists who are wholeheartedly committed to the well-being and development of the children in their care. With exceptional facilities and resources in a secluded yet central location in the grounds of Prior Pursglove College, we have created a warm and friendly environment in which your child can thrive. In keeping with Montessori principles, we encourage children to find their “inner teacher” to explore their world and develop new skills in a carefully prepared environment for learning and play.


Guisborough Montessori Nursery


Pursglove Centre

Church Walk


TS14 6BU

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Training provider



Anna Harper

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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