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We are looking for Trainee Nursery Practitioners to join our friendly team

As a trainee nursery practitioner working for Smith's Children Montessori you can expect to find a great place to work and train  in a thoroughly rewarding environment.


We also offer our trainee staff the following benefits:
  • a competitive salary which increases once training has been completed 
  • occupational pension 
  • additional paid holiday
  • childcare discounts 60% (equivalent to 3 days free childcare)
  • on duty snacks, fresh fruit and refreshments provided daily
  • in work training towards a cache level 3 certificate in childcare

The ideal candidate: must be fluent in the English Language and hold a minimum GCSE Grade C in Maths and English. Furthermore must be unqualified and have no previous childcare qualifications, including degree level. 

In work training and assessment will take place during working hours. You will be provided with an assessor. As part of your training, they will require that you complete written work out side of working hours. 

You will be provided with a Level 3 Certificate in Childcare, after successfully completing 10-16 months work based training. During which time you will complete regular work based assessments with an assessor. A training mentor will be paired with you to provide on the job support under the guidance of the nursery manager. 

If you would like to apply for the position, you may download an Application Form PDF / WORD. For the Job role you are applying, please write 'Trainee Nursery Practitioner'. 

You will be expected throughout your in work training to gradually improve your knowledge and understanding of the Practitioner job role that sets out what will be expected of you once you have completed your training and received your cache level 3 childcare certificate. The practitioner job role can be found here

If you would like to speak with us about the opportunity, 
please call Ingrid 01223 301047. 8 am - 4 pm, Monday to Friday.