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Working in childcare

Do you want to build a career working with children? Are you interested in working in early years childcare, education, playwork or becoming a childminder?

If the answer is yes Sandwell Early Years and Childcare Team are here to help.

Whether you are thinking about what to do after leaving school, are already working with children or looking for a change of career you can now gain a recognised qualification in a way that suits you.

Interested in working with children in Sandwell?

We have developed a booklet called interested in working with children in Sandwell to guide you through the different careers available for working with children under five or school age children which includes information about:

  • Working in full day care (day nurseries)
  • Working in a children's centre
  • Working in the playwork sector (out of school clubs)
  • Working in pre-schools or playgroups
  • Becoming a childminder
  • Becoming a Teaching Assistant or Special Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Plus other careers in childcare

Job vacancies

Search for job vacancies in the early years and childcare sector in Sandwell.

For further information about working in childcare contact The Early Years and Childcare Team on 0121 569 4960.