There has never been a better time to begin a rewarding career working with children. A career in early years is rewarding, enjoyable and profoundly important. Most people who work in the sector love their jobs and look forward to going to work every day.
There are a number of jobs available in the early years sector and you can make a real difference to children and their future development. Childcare workers provide care and education for children aged from birth to 16 years old and can do so in the following settings:
- Children’s Nurseries
- Child Minders
- Out-of -School Services
- Holiday Care
This is a dynamic and growing sector with jobs at every level, offering great opportunities to become trained, gain qualifications and progress your career.
If you are interested in management, you could end up being your own boss, running your own nursery, with responsibility for staff, budgets and building effective relationships with parents.
As a childcare worker, you would play a vital role in shaping the lives of today’s children as well as future generations. A truly rewarding career with the unique job satisfaction that comes from helping a child to develop and progress.