Inspire Montessori (Edgware), Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Positions: x2

Weekly Wage: £298.07

Working week:
Monday - Friday, working various shifts from 8.00am - 6.00pm (40 hours)

Apprenticeship duration: 
14 to 18 months 

Apprenticeship level: 
Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

Edgware, HA8 6DW


We are looking for 2 bright individuals for our Edgware branch who want to develop a career in the child care industry, working with a diverse group of children aged 1 to 5 years old.

We are located at the Rochdale Scout Centre in Edgware, with a number of transport links, including bus stops and an Underground station close by. We have ample parking available near by.


Full Description

We are looking for a bright individual who wants to develop a career in the child care industry, working with a diverse group of children aged 1 to 5 years old.

You will be expected to:

  • Assist the team to operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff;
  • Keep a proper record of achievement on your key children, for parents/carers;
  • Work with special needs children to give full integration in the Setting;
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
  • Be involved in training;
  • Be flexible within working practices of the Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. serving meals, cleansing of equipment etc.;
  • Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the project is fulfilled;
  • Look upon the Setting as a “whole” where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children;
  • To respect the confidentiality of information received;
  • To ensure the Setting of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development;
  • To be aware of the high profile of the Setting and to uphold its standards at all times.
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are observed at all times


Specific Child Care Tasks:

  • The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's     stage of development;
  • To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
  • Washing and changing children as required;
  • Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child;

Future Prospects
We have a passion for developing staff and ensuring they meet their full potential. We are looking to nature and grow someone to be a valued member of our team. There-fore there would be an opportunity of a permanent positon at the end of the Apprenticeship for the right person


Skills required

  • Experience of dealing with young children
  • Good spoken and written English skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Comfortable using computers


Personal Qualities

  • Friendly
  • Polite and Professional manner and tone
  • Tender and kind
  • Patient
  • Positive attitude
  • Pro-active
  • A mature outlook and responsible
  • Committed


Qualifications Required

  • Maths and English qualifications grades A*- D
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