Childcare and Education

Childcare workers have the opportunity to impact children for the rest of their lives! Could this be you?

In the Coast to Capital region there are lots of organisations that will advertise for childcare roles.
The 11 local authorities Brighton and Hove, Arun, Worthing, Chichester, Horsham, Mid-Sussex, Crawley, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Epsom and Ewell, Tandridge offer childcare positions. Some of the other companies that have advertised positions in 2021 were Honey Pots Childcare, Charlwood House Day Nursery, Cranbrook Adventures Out of School Club and Busy Bees at Crawley, Brighton and Worthing.
Are you interested in a career working with young children? If so, the Childcare sector could be for you! Many people working with children do not consider it a job but see it as an opportunity to make a difference to a child’s life.
Enthusiasm and communication skills are the top two common skills employers request in job adverts in this sector.

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What you'll need

You’ll need to be understanding, the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, the ability to work well with others, excellent verbal communication skills, customer service skills, the ability to understand people’s reactions and active listening skills.

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Childcare and Education Jobs

Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 Qualifications, A levels or Degree

Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer, this will vary depending on the organisation and position

Green – No formal qualification required