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Childcare Apprentice

Kings Castle Montessori
Do you have a genuine interest in working with children? Kings Castle Montessori are looking for a caring individual to join their team as a Childcare Apprentice. You'll learn from experienced members of the team while you work.

Kings Castle Montessori - Employer

Since opening in 1997, King’s Castle has built up a reputation for providing a happy, safe and caring nursery environment where the needs of our children are given utmost priority. Our team of carefully selected staff provide a calm and stimulating atmosphere which gives our children the confidence to explore, experiment and build new friendships. King’s Castle is situated in the Tuckton area of Bournemouth and so is ideal for children coming from Littledown, Southbourne, Christchurch, Boscombe and surrounding areas. The school consists of a large converted house and a purpose-built nursery ensuring that the children have plenty of space and allowing us to offer different classroom areas for different age groups. We have a lovely, fully enclosed garden with play area, planting area and an outside covered classroom. King’s Castle is registered with OfSTED to care for up to 68 children from 3 months up to age 5.

Kings Castle Montessori


12 Months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 160.00
Kings Castle Montessori

Detailed Job Description

  • Work alongside practitioners to ensure observations, planning and assessment paperwork is kept up-to-date, whilst acting as a key person to a group of children.
  • Responsibilities will include ensuring health and safety procedures are followed for children, parents and staff at all times. This includes understanding and promoting the settings safeguarding policy and procedures.
  • To follow all policies and procedures at all times and ensure that the children are supervised, motivated and engaged during their sessions.
  • To meet the physical needs of children, encouraging good standards of personal hygiene, whilst promoting independence.
  • Support, assess and develop young children with constructive play and attend to children`s needs using safe and best practice guidelines.
  • Any other duties that may be requested from time to time by your manager which may not be in the job description but which reflect the general nature of the post

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE’s passes are preferred but not essential as Functional Skills in Maths and English will be completed.

Skills required

Good communication skills are a must.

Personal Qualities

You’ll need to be comfortable in a busy environment and have a warm & caring attitude.

Future prospects

Potential to move to a level 3 qualification and remain as a valued member of staff.

Additional Information

Training provided

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce,
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT,
  • Rights and Responsibilities,
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 02393 876404 or email: (Ref ID:91621)
Paragon Skills

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