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.
Read our latest blogs below.
EYCS career stories
Trevor and his wife Claire set up Kingwood Childcare in Mid Devon 7 years ago. They started as childminders with fourteen children on the books, numbers grew steadily and so they changed their offer to Childcare on Domestic Premises. Today they run a successful nursery from purpose built premises with over 320 children, ranging in Continue reading See all stories
It fits with family life, but it's also a good career for young people too that are leaving school and college. There are lots of training opportunities and the potential for a long career.Amelia Joyner, Early Years Teacher
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
As I have been doing my qualifications I have built my future and my career, but we've also nurtured the children because as I have become more qualified, I have understood how to teach them and how to play with them and help them achieveBethan Hallett, Early Years Assistant
There are always new challenges to keep you on your toes each day and it's really rewarding to see the children grow upBethan Hallett, Early Years Assistant
It's such an exciting career because there is something different every day. I go from building dens one minute, to being dressed up and having my face painted the next!Dan Baxter, owner-manager of FISH