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Education and Early Years

Build a foundation for your future in childhood education, working with infants and young children up to the age of seven.

Expand Your Knowledge

You will build upon your knowledge and theory within College with our qualified lecturers who have prior industry experience, before taking what you’ve learnt into the real world and applying practical skills within the workplace.

This will help set you up for further study or a career in the industry.

Get Industry Experience

You will benefit from structured work placements, which are an integral part of your qualification. Extensive links with local employers provides access to placement opportunities and real-life training. Some of the educational establishments we’ve work with include:

  • Queensborough School and Nursery
  • Rising Stars Nursery
  • Seashells Nursery

How you apply for a course at Sheppey College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see the wide range of academic opportunities that are available to you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply through our online application system for the department you are choosing.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Sheppey College to meet our team, explore our facilities and see which course is right for you.

Career prospects

Primary Education Teaching Professional
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction to children at all levels up to the age of entry into secondary education.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.