Early Years Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Jack and Jill Pre-School, Bristol

£10.43 hourly
  • Aspire
  • Bristol Rd, Bridgwater TA6, UK
  • 17 Oct, 2023
Part time Apprentice

Job Description

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a punctual, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join Jack and Jill Pre-School, Bristol as a Level 3 Childcare Apprentice.

We are a unique Pre-school who have been providing high quality childcare in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol for over 30 years.
We have an established team of professional Early Years Practitioners who have been providing ‘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

Jack and Jill Pre-School have three rooms providing age appropriate resources and activities;

The Nest is a dedicated room and outside classroom for babies from 6 months to two years old, with a staff ratio of 1:3.
The Little Ark is a dedicated room and outside classroom for two to three year olds, with a staff ratio of 1:4.
The Ark is a dedicated room and outside classroom for three and four year olds, with a staff ratio of 1:8.

  • All rooms have an individual team of staff which include a Childcare Lead and a Deputy.
  • There is always a SENCo, a Designated Safeguarding Lead, a Fire Warden and a Manager on site.
  • All staff are trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include;

  • 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
  • Effectively supporting the Childcare Lead and staff team
  • 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
  • General 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

Qualities requirements;

  • To motivate and inspire children
  • Plan and schedule own work and prioritise
  • Be creative and imaginative whilst creating a stimulating environment
  • Work as a team member
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Reliability and honesty
  • A good standard of personal presentation
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written
  • Tact, discretion and respect confidentiality


  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification is essential when applying for this role 
  • Enhanced CRB/DBS
  • Current Paediatric First Aid
  • Knowledge and experience of EYFS
  • GCSE’s A*-C/4+ in English Language and Maths, or equivalent i.e. functional skills


  • Jack and Jill Pre-School offer a day nursery provision running from 07:45-17:45 on an all year round basis
  • The candidate would be expected to work a minimum of 30 hours per week with varied shift patterns to be discussed 


  • We are committed to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • Long service awards and benefits
  • Generous holiday allowance

At the end of this Apprenticeship, there is a possibility for permanent employment within Jack and Jill Pre-school

  • We are committed to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • Long service awards and benefits
  • Generous holiday allowance

Nursery Name

Aspire Sales