Starting a new career in Early Years is such an exciting idea, but you might not know quite where to start. Thankfully, That Nursery Life have put together a handy guide to help you begin your Early Years journey!
First-off, you need to check your qualifications. To start training as an Early Years teaching assistant you’ll need, at least, GCSEs at grades 9 to 3 (A* to D) or equivalent. Depending on the route you take, more qualifications may be needed.
To start training as an Early Years teacher you’ll need at least C-grade GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths, English and science, and then to complete EYITT (Early Years Initial Teacher Training) and demonstrate that you meet the Teachers’ Standards (Early Years).
No matter which path you take, at the end of your training journey TNL jobs will be here to help you find your perfect role!