Jobs For 13-Year-Olds

Are you looking for jobs for 13-year-olds? Then you have come to the right place! Here on StudentJob, we have plenty of job opportunities for 13-year-olds. In the eyes of the law, you’re still a child, and therefore you have strict working regulations that you and your boss must follow. Make sure to read all of the following, so you understand all the rules and understand what is expected of you before you start any job for 13-year-olds.

Can A 13-Year-Old Work?

The short answer to this is; yes, 13 -year-olds can work. However, you must stay in school, sorry! It is against the law to leave school entirely and start working a full-time job before the age of 18. Working as a 13-year-old also means you cannot work during school hours and before 7 am, and after 7 pm. You can, however, check with your local council, as some councils will allow 13-year-olds to work before and after school. To do this, you must contact your education department or education welfare department and ask what local bylaws there are for jobs for -13-year-olds.

In some cases, you may need a special working permit. Either way, make sure you register with us to help find your perfect job! If you don’t have a CV, why not use our free CV maker.

How Many Hours Can A 13-Year-Old Work?

How many hours can a 13-year-old work is limited, because you’re still in school. How many hours you can work will vary if you’re at school or on school holidays.

During term time, you are allowed to work a maximum of 12 hours a week. This is divided into a maximum of 2 hours on school days and Sundays. On Saturdays, you can work a maximum of 5 hours.

During school holidays, you are allowed to work a maximum of 25 hours a week. This is divided into a maximum of 5 hours on weekdays and Saturdays. On Sundays, you can only work for 2 hours.

For every 4 hours, you have worked, you’re entitled to at least 1 hour break. You also must have 2 weeks off school and work once a year.

What Jobs Can You Get at 13?

There are a lot of jobs you can get at 13! However, you must remember that in the eyes of the law, you’re still a child, and unfortunately, that means you are not entitled to employment rights. But, there are rules that are in place just for 13-year-olds;

  • You cannot work in a factory or any industrial estate.
  • You cannot work in a pub or betting shops, or a workplace that has an age limit of 18 and above.
  • You cannot work in an environment that may harm your health or your well-being or your education.

As long as you don’t do these three things, you can pretty much work anywhere! You could find a job working in your local corner shop, doing a paper round or even helping an older person in their home. Just make sure you’re not working too long or during school hours. If you can’t find a job for -13-year-olds yet, don’t worry! All you have to do is register with us and set up email alerts, so you will be alerted as soon as a job for 13-year-olds is available.

Fun Jobs For 13-Year-Olds That Pay

Have you thought about seasonal jobs for 13-year-olds? Maybe during the Christmas holidays, you can help decorate your local shopping centre or community centre. Maybe there’s an older person who needs help putting up the tree! Maybe during the summer holidays, you can help supervise a swimming pool or help with local youth projects. Honestly, the world is your oyster! Having a job is a great way to earn some extra cash and to gain some valuable experience on your CV.

Saturday Jobs For 13-Year-Olds

Having a Saturday job is a great way to earn some extra cash, and it won’t impact negatively on your studies. Why don’t you create yourself a CV, and start posting your CV to your local corner shop, or maybe knock on a few older people doors and see if any of them need help in the home or the garden? Of course, you can always register with us and start applying for jobs for 13-year-olds straight away. If you can’t find a job near you, don’t worry. Make sure to set up email alerts so we can tell when a new job for 13-year-olds has been added to the website.

We at StudentJob wish you luck in school and on your job hunt.