Working with children

Islington's Family Information Service (FIS) provides a jobs bulletin (available in downloads) every two weeks showing vacancies with nurseries, schools, and all children and young people's services. 

If you would like to subscribe to the jobs bulletin, please email including your phone number in the email.

The Early Years and Childcare Service provides information and training for early years professionals and for people thinking of a career in this field. To view and book courses, including safeguarding training, visit our training site MyLearning.

Working parents (and those due to start work within a month) may be eligible for 15 or 30 hours per week free childcare for children aged 2+, and from September 2024 for children aged 9 months+.  Find more on government schemes which can help pay for childcare, including 15 and 30 hours free childcare, at or contact us at the Family Information Service to discuss your options on 020 7527 5959 or  

If you are interested in becoming a childminder, you can attend an information session. For further details email or see the 'Becoming a childminder' advice and information page in Related information.

If you are interested in setting up a nursery, see the link in Related information.


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