Early Education and Childcare Services Managers

Early education and childcare services managers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the administration, support systems and activities that facilitate the effective running of nurseries and early education centres.


New workers
£ 11,635
£ 22,699
£ 61,027

Available jobs

In the past year there were 30,506 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Communicates with parents and colleagues on children’s development and well-being.

  • Writes reports on children’s development and maintains awareness of health and safety issues.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements and ensures facility meets health, safety, Ofsted and other standards.

  • Helps create a friendly, secure atmosphere to encourage the development of social and language skills and other learning.

  • Directs and co-ordinates the day-to-day activities of nurseries and early years education centres.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Effective Communication

  • Preschool Education

  • Process Driven Development

  • Child Protection

  • Personal Care

  • Project Management

  • Social Work

  • Contractor Quality Control

  • Home Health Care

  • Medication Administration

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Enthusiasm

  • Operations

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Communication

  • Teaching

  • Supervision

  • Planning

  • Solutions Focused

  • Verbal Communication Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.