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

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

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

Bethan 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 up

Bethan Hallett, Early Years Assistant

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 achieve

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