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Working in early years and childcare

If you are interested in a career in early years and childcare or would like to register as a childminder then you have come to the right place!

Find out more about the different job roles within early years, the qualifications and training available and where the latest job vacancies are.

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Early years careers

Are you a school leaver, graduate or perhaps looking for a career change or returning to work after a break? There are jobs and training available to suit all levels, start your new career today.

Childminding and nannying

The essential information you will need to become a childcare provider, including childminder and nanny.

EYCS career stories

There are always new challenges to keep you on your toes each day and it's really rewarding to see the children grow up

Bethan Hallett, Early Years Assistant

We just make such a difference – the happy faces, learning, it’s a really fulfilling job to do. It’s a brilliant career and you couldn't ask for more.

Amelia Joyner, Early Years Teacher

I don't have a background in childcare, I used to work at a solicitor’s practice, but from the minute I did it I loved it, and thought "why didn't I do it sooner?"

Naomi Trussler, Early Years Assistant

What I do makes a difference to those children and that for me is one of the most rewarding aspects of the job.

Amelia Joyner, Early Years Teacher

It's seeing the progress in the children that I really like

Bethan Hallett, Early Years Assistant