Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Blue Penguin Montessori

£11.44 - £11.50 hourly
  • Aspire
  • Bournemouth, UK
  • 18 Apr, 2024
Part time

Job Description

Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship - Blue Penguin Montessori 

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join Blue Penguin Montessori as a Level 3 Apprentice.

Located close to Alum Chine beach, Blue Penguin is a small independent Montessori school who offer a homely environment to allow children to become independent and achieve their full potential.

Our accommodation includes a bright and spacious classroom and safe kitchen area for the children to cook.  We have an attractive garden where the children enjoy daily outdoor activities, including imaginative play in a well-equipped wooden house, sandpit, water play and gardening. In addition, the children have the benefit of supervised walks down to Alum Chine.

The Montessori Method;

Maria Montessori embarked on a career that led her to work with children excluded from the educational system, and through her observations and studies, she went on to develop a method of education which is now used throughout the world with children of all abilities, from birth to eighteen years old.

The method is based on self-directed activities, enabling the children to be independent learners and collaborative members of society. Children within a Montessori classroom are supported by trained teachers, and offered a wide range of age-appropriate, carefully designed activities both inside and outside the classroom.

This is an exciting opportunity to complete a Level 3 Childcare apprenticeship within a friendly team in a fantastic setting.

Your duties and responsibilities will include;

  • Key worker,
  • Working with 2 to 5 year olds
  • To hold a good knowledge of the EYFS
  • To work well with a small team, and a family run nursery.


  • Prior knowledge and to have undertaken first aid, safeguarding and the essentials to work with young children is desired 
  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification is essential when applying for this role 
  • You must be able to gain a clear DBS
  • Have GCSE grades A*-C or 4-9 in Maths and English Language, or equivalent


  • Blue Penguin Montessori is open from 7.45am – 17:45pm Monday to Friday
  • The successful candidate will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week with additional hours shift patterns to be discussed


  • Discount off childcare of 20%
  • Discount off childcare of 20%

Nursery Name

Aspire Sales