Early Education and Childcare Services Proprietors

Early childhood and childcare services proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of residential or day nurseries, play groups, and similar establishments.


New workers
£ 19,874
£ 36,235
£ 61,130

Available jobs

In the past year there were 2,270 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?

  • Ensures the facilities are well maintained and that health and safety standards and other relevant regulations are met.

  • Develops relationships with children's parents and other educational establishments.

  • Provides leadership and management to staff to ensure services are delivered to a high quality.

  • Oversees the learning of young children and ensures that Early Years Foundation Stage and OFSTED standards are met.

  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities of staff.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.

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.

  • Social Work

  • Child Protection

  • Working With Children

  • Child Development

  • Administrative Support

  • Risk Analysis

  • Finance

  • Mental Health

  • Numeracy

  • Call Center Experience

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.

  • Management

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Teaching

  • Planning

  • Customer Service

  • English Language

  • Mathematics

  • Organizational Skills

  • Interpersonal Communications

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.