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Childcare and Education Jobs

Childcare and education jobs… did you know?

Could you be the teacher whose lessons students look forward to every day? Could you support children and young people in a way that empowers them and keeps them safe? Educate yourself on how to get started in this field, and your passion and willingness to learn will help you shape someone’s future so they feel the same way!

HOT RIGHT NOW: Childcare and education jobs to get you started

Here are just a few ways to take your first or next step into a childcare or education career. People with all kinds of interests and backgrounds are needed to make young people feel cared for, and feel like their future is full of opportunities to grasp with both hands.

Childcare and education job trends

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What childcare and education job types are there in the UK?

  • Teaching assistants
  • Nursery nurses and assistants
  • Vocational and industrial trainers and instructors
  • Educational support assistants
  • Youth and community workers
  • Childminders and related occupations
  • Careers advisers and vocational guidance specialists
  • Child and early years officers

Childcare and education jobs and career routes

Each childcare and education job listed tells you what qualifications, experience and skills you might need. You’ll also get to know about helpful employers offering jobs like these to young job seekers around the UK.

Think you haven’t got the right qualifications, skills or experience? There are lots of alternative career routes on offer and we’re here to help you find them.

Job search advice and opinion

Are you looking for advice that could help you get a childcare or education job? You’ll find lots of honest advice and how-tos on Youth Employment UK.

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We have advice and opinion from professionals, but also from our huge community of Youth Ambassadors and Young Professionals. They know what it’s like to be young, unemployed and 100% ready for someone to give you a chance!


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