Careers in Early Learning and Childcare

Do you know anyone who is considering a career in Early Learning and Childcare? Rewarding, fun and challenging, when you work in Early Learning and Childcare you have the potential to change young children’s lives for the better.

To learn more about a career in childcare, a good place to start is childcarecareersscotland.scot. You will find guidance and resources aimed at people who are either straight out of school, or a little bit older and considering a career change.

Follow these useful links to learn more about a rewarding career in childcare: 

What do I need to get started in Early Learning and Childcare?

Fancy changing career to Early Learning and Childcare? 

Watch their promotional video, entitled ‘Early Learning and Childcare – a rewarding career’.

Find more resources that aim to promote a career in childcare. 


Here are some resources on the Care and Learning Alliance website that you may also find useful:

‘Current Vacancies’ – we frequently post new ELC and Childcare vacancies on our website. 

Interested in relief childcare cover? Why not take a look into CALA Staffbank.

Find out what face-to-face training we have coming up. 

Take one of our E-Learning courses. We have 11 courses, covering a wide range of subjects. Many of them are free to take. 

Keep an eye on our Facebook page, where we post updates on training, job vacancies, news from the Childcare sector, and more!


Can’t find what you’re looking for? Give us a call on 01463 222569, or email [email protected] and we’ll do our best to help. 

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