Careers in childcare & early years

Discover how to begin a career in childcare and early years or move up the career ladder in a childcare setting.

Are you interested in a career in childcare? If you have a passion for caring for and teaching small children and providing play activities that enable children to explore and develop, then early years could be the career for you!

Childcare workers enjoy working with children, are nurturing, caring and have a genuine interest in each individual child’s well-being, development and play. They take a pride in children’s achievements and encourage them to flourish and grow.  

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