Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice JACK AND JILL PRESCHOOL LTD

Responsible as an Early Years Apprentice for 0-5 years old's reporting directly to childcare lead. You will work towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator standard. You will motivate and stimulate children’s learning and development and organise and make imaginative use of learning resources.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts will be confirmed between 8am and 6pm. 40 hours per week, 1 day per week (paid) to attend college (Filton Campus).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties:

Operational, in line with training:

  • Motivate and stimulate children’s learning and development
  • Provide care and offer an appropriate level of support to children, providing them with a secure and stimulating environment
  • Organise and make imaginative use of learning resources
  • Liaise and support parent/carers of children
  • Implement and review the curriculum within the EYFS
  • Record written observations on children’s Learning

Personnel, in line with training:

  • Effectively supporting the Childcare Lead and staff team

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure the health and safety of all children and staff are maintained, acting appropriately in an emergency situation ensuring that the safety and well-being of the children is paramount at all times


  • Comply with all OFSTED requirements
  • Implement policies and procedures of the pre-school
  • Develop the pre-school free from prejudice and without discrimination in line with equal opportunities and current legislation
  • Create a stimulating and happy learning environment
  • Develop and maintain the pre-school high standard of care in line with best practice

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

Level 3 Early Years Educator standard.

Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:


Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirements are Entry Level 3, and the British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for apprentices for whom this is their primary language.

Apprentices must successfully complete a paediatric first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS Framework (Annex A): Early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

You will be required to complete Functional Skills mathematics and English (where applicable), Employment Rights and Responsibilities and British Values.

Location: South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus.

Duration: 18-24 months.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent full-time position within the nursery on completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths and English (Grade GCSE Grades A*-C or 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to commute to BS9 easily?

About the employer

We have been providing outstanding childcare in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol for over 30 years. Our very popular setting offers flexible childcare throughout the year, offering optional sessional, full day or extended day care. We have an established team of professional Early Years Practitioners who provide ‘Outstanding’ learning and development opportunities for 0 to 5 year olds through play and structured activities. We aim to provide high quality learning experiences through play in a safe, secure and stimulating environment within the framework of the EYFS, working towards ‘school readiness’ and future progress. We value: • Each child as a unique individual • Parents as their child’s first educator • Positive relationships and working in partnership • Diversity and promoting equality • Developing respect for each other and the environment Our unique Pre-school has an excellent reputation in the local community and surrounding area. We are renowned for our: • Highly qualified and committed staff which include Early Years Graduates and Early Years Professionals offering a wealth of experience and individual skills to provide a diverse learning environment. • Excellent resources and a stimulating planned curriculum. • Small group activities which include Outdoor Learning and languages and maths activities which develop a positive attitude to learning. • Positive and effective partnerships with parents/carers, sharing in their child’s time at Pre-school.







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Training provider



Amy Archer


07813 993912

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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