Child Care Jobs

Child Care Overview

Child Care workers are responsible for providing nurturing and safe care of children while parents work or take care of other responsibilities. Most children who require care are between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. However, Child Care workers also provide before- and after-school care for children ages 6 and older. Child Care Providers for younger children generally offer more direct care such as feeding, changing diapers and assisting with toilet training. They also engage young children in playful activities that promote healthy development. They are also responsible for planning learning activities that help children learn kindergarten readiness skills such as basic reading and writing.

Child Care Education Requirements

The education that a Child Care worker needs to obtain employment depends upon the work setting and the responsibilities. Some centers hire entry-level workers with a high school diploma and allow them to gain skills by working with experienced teachers. Others require a certificate or two-year degree beyond a high school diploma. There are also centers that require Child Care workers to hold a bachelor?s degree in early childhood education. Child Care workers with bachelor?s degrees or higher usually work as Educational Program Counselors in private centers or as Education Administrators at a preschool or child care center. Those with a high school diploma are usually required to enroll in workshops and continuing education courses that teach the basic skills to care for children. Due to a national move toward better quality child care, in most states, workers without recognized credentials are required to begin work toward a certificate or degree. Child care workers who earn two- or four-year degrees must also take courses that teach good oral and written communication skills.

Child Care Job Market

Job growth in the Child Care industry is expected to match the national average of all occupations. The demand for Child Care services will increase as populations grow. By 2022, the number of available jobs in the field is expected to grow by 14 percent, resulting in approximately 184,000 new jobs.

Child Care Salary

According to recent statistics, Child Care workers earn an average of $9.38 an hour. Directors with bachelor?s degrees can earn more than $21.00 per hour.


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Harvest Child Care Ministries in Duffield, VA; A residential facility for abused, abandoned and troubled children is now hiring Youth Care Specialists. Description: Successful candidate will hold at least a High School Diploma Have at least six months experience working with children and youth through professional, church, sports, or civic organizations. Have a strong spiritual background wit...
Hiring Child Care Lead Teachers & Support Teachers Must have high school diploma and a minimum of one year experience in Early Childhood Education. We offer in-house training, as well as CPR/1st Aid Classes. Qualifications include: Providing a warm, safe & caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing. Ability to interact & relate to children in a developmentally appropriate mann...
Administrator/ Director child care We are looking for administrator for overseeing the child care center located in Upper Arlington, Ohio. Responsibilities include curriculum development, staff development and management, record keeping, and substitute teaching. Will evaluate, supervise, train and recruit child care workers, classroom aides and teachers. Develop activities and curriculum. Communi...
EHS/Child Care Partner FCP Support Supervisor CLASSIFICATION: Full-time. Full-Year or Seasonal. Non-Exempt. Up to54 month grant. FUNCTIONS: Ensures compliance with all Head Start Performance Standards, MVCDC Service Plans and Policies and Procedures. Directly supervises/manages the daily operations and staff at assigned sites regarding state licensing, health and safety, nutrition, facilities ...
Our organization prides itself on excellence, putting the education and development of our children first and foremost. When you consider a career at Learning Care Group, know you will be joining a team that is passionate about thoroughly preparing their students for all the challenges that lie ahead. In an Assistant Director, we look for committed individuals who want to make a difference in the...
TEACHER JOB FAIR ON JANUARY 27TH! La Petite Academy is currently seeking Assistant Teachers and Lead Teachers for our growing childcare centers in the Overland Park area! Full time and part time opportunities are available! Stop by our job fair or apply NOW for immediate openings! Join us on Tuesday, January 27th between 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at: La Petite Academy 11114 Antioch Road Overland Park...
Brooksedge Day Care Center is looking to hire for two full-time positions: Infant teacher(6 weeks-6 months): JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS & EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE - work 4, 10-hour shifts with the same day off each week - hours: 8-6:30 - complete daily sheets for each infant - create lesson plans for each individual infant - interact with and meet the needs of the infants - good communicatio...
ASSISTANT Lewiston Altura School District has an opening for an Assistant in the School Aged Child Care Program. This is a before and after school position, avg. 10-20 hrs/week. Duties will include supervising children with games, crafts, and homework. Ideal candidate would be over 18 years of age, work well with children, have an outgoing attitude, and be motivated. Previous experience with child...
Child Care TAs, minimum high school graduate or equivalent for Levittown. Certified Special Education TAs, minimum New York State Level 1 TA certification required for Levittown/Syosset. Sunday Respite TAs for Syosset. Speech, OT's and PT's for school and home based programs. Bilingual Spanish a plus. Send resumes to *****....
The PathwaysYouth and Family Services 3H Youth Ranch has an immediate opening for the position of Administrator at our 3H Youth Ranch in Mountain Home, Texas. This position reports to the Executive Director. If you are interested in this position and would like to apply, please reply to this ad and attach your resume. You may also apply on our website at Pathways Youth and Family...
*ONLY APPLICANTS WITH A BACKGROUND IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WILL BE CONSIDERED RainbowChildCareCenter Regional Manager Job Description General Responsibility: To oversee the operations of multiple child care centers. This includes but is not limited to the following: supervision of directors, developing rapport with staff and parents, and maintaining reports on each individual center. Qual...
Job Description: The position performs social service duties in the specialized field of regulating child day care facilities. The position promotes reducing risk to children in out of home child care through the promulgation and enforcement of minimum health and safety standards. The position exercises independent judgment and initiative under general supervision in carrying out duties in accord...
Are you a kind, caring, self-motivated, energetic individual? Do you have a passion for working with young children in a group setting? Would you like to be a part of providing for young children’s care and early education? Then Play & Learn Christian Child Care is seeking to hire someone just like you! College coursework in early childhood education or a related field and/or experience in a chil...
Regional Manager-Child Care/Preschool Job Label:TMS_RMC-Glen Mills The Malvern School, a a regional provider of high-quality early childhood education programs, is seeking an Regional Manager to complement our team and oversee the operations of a group of a group of Early Childhood Education centers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Also responsible for opening new centers. The right individual wil...
Activehire Manhattan, KS
Email job to a friend Remove Saved Job Save Job Printer Apply Online Kingdom Kids Child Care Center Child Care Assistant Need to have the desire to teach children from ages 2 weeks to school age. Will also be responsible for following lesson plans and maintain classroom routine. Job Category: Education/Training [ View All Education/Training Jobs ] Job Location: Manhattan, KS USA Posting ...
To assist classroom teachers with daily functions of the classroom, including: supervising children, implementing activities, setting up/cleaning up from mealtimes, cleaning equipment and toys, changing diapers, and other duties as assigned. Ability to follow directions given and carry out tasks as assigned, strong communication skills with adults and children, ability to supervise groups of child...
University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE, 68102
Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions Employment at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is provided under a program of financial assistance to students and will not be covered for unemployment benefits per Nebraska Revised Statute 48-604 (6)(j). Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Assist lead teachers in the classroom with children ranging in age from 18 months to 5 years. Duties ...
Description The Child Care Center Teacher is responsible for safety; care and education of the children at the Powell Child Care Center and assists the Manager in the supervision and training of the Child Care Aides. Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION:High school diploma or GED (with certification) Associate’s degree early childhood education REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:Two years children’s center RE...
Company Confidential San Jose, CA, 95124
Our Child Care Center is located in the Cambrian School District and we are looking for a Part Time Teacher to work with our Kindergartners through 6th graders in a structured environment. The position requires someone with a strong personality, who is punctual and reliable and has a love for working with children. Qualifications: Must be interested in working with elementary/middle school age c...
Job Purpose: Nurtures children by developing and providing educational programs; keeping parents informed. Duties: * Stimulates emotional, intellectual, and social growth of children by developing and directing educational programs and activities tailored to assigned class. * Provides safe environment by maintaining orderly, clean, and appealing facilities; removing known safety hazards. * En...

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