Childminder or related occupation

Childminders and related occupations provide day-to-day care of children within a domestic setting, and supervise and participate in their play, educational and other activities.

Tasks

  • Complies with regulations set by OFSTED and their inspection requirements.
  • Maintains appropriate records of children.
  • Takes older children to and from school.
  • Takes children to participate in play groups or on appropriate outings.
  • Provides, supervises and participates in children.
  • Mends, washes and irons children.
  • Plans, prepares and serves children.
  • Changes babies.
  • Assists children to wash and dress.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 7% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£19,906

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for childminder or related occupation is £19,906

1,397 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,397. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for childminder or related occupation roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £19,906 per year. That is about £1,659 per month or £10.21 per hour. New workers generally start on £16,078, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £27,810

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,397 people are employed in the region.

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