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

New workers start around £19,874. Normal pay is £36,235 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £61,130.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 2,270 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

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

  • Working With Children

  • Child Protection

  • Child Development

  • Administrative Support

  • Risk Analysis

  • Finance

  • Call Center Experience

  • Mental Health

  • Numeracy

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

  • Operations

  • Mathematics

  • Organizational 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.