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Is a job in childcare right for you?

Childcare is a growing sector with increasing demand at all career levels. There are opportunities for everyone, whether you want to work full-time or part-time, as support staff, or in a managerial position. There is a wide range of roles on offer which require their own skillsets but in all aspects of childcare the right applicant should be passionate, enthusiastic and loves to work with children.

If you are thinking about a childcare career in Wiltshire but don't know where to start, please take a look the 'Careers in Childcare' guide in the downloads area.

There are usually several applications for each vacancy but following the steps below will help you to secure the role for you.

  • Research the childcare setting you are applying to by visiting their website and reading their promotional materials
  • Draft, plan and perfect your answers before writing your final application
  • Think about what the employer is asking for and why, answer concisely evidencing your attributes and experience

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Last updated: 12 October 2017 | Last reviewed: 12 October 2017