Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Jollytots

Is it your goal to provide a stimulating and engaging learning experience with excellent childcare in a safe, secure and happy environment? Jollytots in Herts are looking for a level 3 apprentice to develop their career with an established group. We offer a chance to develop with a great team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you have Early Years experience and are wanting to upskill to an educator position, then Jollytots have the opportunity for you with this Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship.
They offer an exceptional environment that gives the best early years’ experience to young children in Herts, aiming to provide exciting learning opportunities for children to use all their natural creative skills.
Some duties include:
Supporting a room with babies and children up to 3 years old.
Working as part of a team
Demonstrate policy and procedure as a good role model
Communicate as a team
Show care and compassion towards children
Support child development and pedagogy
Knowledge of SEND
Follow the EYFS guidance

Why work for us?

5.6 weeks holiday
Competitive salary
Childminding setting on domestic premises with 8 staff in Boehamwood Herts

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Jollytots will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. You will be working towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes: • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) This will be delivered through Jollytots dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To become a qualified at level 3 early years, possibly lead to senior room leader

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years Practitioner (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

Free parking available DBS required

About the employer

A long established childminding group based in Borehamwood, Serving children from 3 months old-including before and after school care and school drop off and pick ups.Founded by Michelle Levene.




13 Anthony Road,




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2024