Early Years & Childcare Job Roles

Fancy a new career direction? Find out what it takes to work in a range of early years jobs, with advice from Anne Hayes on skills, qualifications and training.

Job Roles

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London Early Years Foundation Teachers

Why LEYF nurseries turned its staff into teachers

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TUI

‘We’re giving children amazing memories for life and the lifestyle’s amazing’

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Fennies Bank Staff

The best things about being part of this nursery group's bank staff team

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Wellington Colleges China

How one nursery worker gambled on China and won the best opportunity of his career

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London Early Years Foundation - gender neutral

‘She can hold a spider and not be scared’: One nursery’s quest to make activities gender neutral

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Fennies

How this nursery provider makes staff training inspirational

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My working life… SEND consultant

Gabriella Jozwiak meets a woman who does everything from one-to-one tutoring of children with SEND to...

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My working life… Baby swimming teacher

Gabriella Jozwiak meets a woman for whom the phrase ‘water baby’ is a vocation, having swapped sales...

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My working life… Children’s hospice worker

Gabriella Jozwiak speaks to children’s hospice worker Vikki German, who cares for children and young...

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My working life… Educational psychologist

An educational psychologist in London tells Gabriella Jozwiak about her day-to-day role and the unique...

Students' Zone

Information and study material for early years and childcare students.

Early years & childcare students' zone


EYFS Training

How to train the nursery team on all aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Management Guide: EYFS Training


Early Years Teacher Status

The latest news, views and case studies on Early Years Teacher Status.