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Childcare jobs are open to both men and women of all ages and from all communities. They include jobs in:

  • day nurseries
  • pre-schools and playgroups
  • out of school clubs and holiday schemes
  • schools (as a teaching assistant)
  • your own home (as a childminder) 
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Contact us about childminding

To learn more about a career in childminding visit Early Childhood Careers - Learn Together  or email 

Training and qualifications

You can study for qualifications while working in childcare. To find out what level of qualification you need for a specific job, you can use the Department for Education's Qualification Finder.

Early years introductory courses, profiles and professional development 

Visit our Learn together website 

Early years Apprenticeship bursary scheme

Local colleges provide information about apprenticeships available in the area:

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For more help finding work in childcare