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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.
Baycare Health System, Inc Clearwater, FL, 33755
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. REQUIRED EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED (with certification) Associate’s degree early childhood education REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Two years children’s center REQUIRED CERTIFICATION: Child ...
Bright Horizons Watertown, MA, 02472
Apply now to enjoy a highly-rewarding career of a professional early childhood resource teacher at Bright Horizons at Letterman Digital Arts Child Care Center. This is an entry level position and will support teachers in all classrooms infants to Kindergarten Prep. Each day, our teachers have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families in our care, creating joy in a ...
Owens Community College Toledo, OH, 43601
Student will serve as an assistant to the teachers at the Early Learning Center. The student will have to meet all ODJFS requirements for employment at a child care center including a clear BCII and FBI background check as well as a physical. Students will be responsible for interacting with children in an appropriate manner as defined by licensing and quality standards. Students will be counted i...
Under supervision of the Site Coordinator/Assistant Site Coordinator/Senior Child Care Leader, assist with the operation of a child care program; plan, organize and conduct specific child care programs and activities; provide supervision of the operations and give direction to Student Child Care Leaders; direct and supervise school-age children in both long and short range activities in accordance...
Must be a current high school student. Under supervision, assist with the operation of a child care program; to plan, organize and conduct specific child care programs and activities; direct and supervise school-age children in both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice, and program philosophy; and to do related work as requi...
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 ...
Specialty: Urology Contract #: 96536 Location: Lenoir, North Carolina Salary: Competitive Description: A new client in Western North Carolina is actively recruiting an Urologist. Visa sponsorship is not available. The Hospital is located within minutes of Asheville, NC and offers the refreshing mix of quality of life, along with the ability to practice medicine in a community with a genuine nee...
ADULT EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS Part-time positions to teach ABE/GED or ESL courses through the Colleges Adult Education program. Bachelors degree required. CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST Full-time, 9-month position to provide care and education to children in the Colleges Child Development Lab. Associates degree in child development, early childhood education, or related field and eligibility for a Gat...
Specialty:Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Contract #:LT 07977 Location:Helena, Montana Salary:Competitive Description: Location: Western MT Specialty Requested: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry x2 Start Date: May 1, 2014 End Date or Ongoing Coverage: Ongoing Minimum Length of Initial Coverage: 2 months Hospital/Facility Size (# beds/exam rooms): 20 bed Acute Care Inpatient Unit Schedule: M-F, ...
Vallejo City Unified School District Vallejo, CA, 94590
Date Posted: 11/21/2014 Application Deadline: 12/5/2014 5:00 PM Pacific Length of Work Year: 220 Days Contact: Jessica Glover 707-556-8921 50019 Employment Type: Full Time Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: Placement on the Child Development Salary Schedule Job Description / Essential Elements:...
ANNOUNCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CHILD CARE FOOD PROGRAM ASSISTANT Under the direction of the Director of the Child Development Center (CDC) the person in this position will perform a variety of duties relative to the planning, ordering, and preparation of meals and snacks for children at the center. This position is also responsible for completing reports for the Child and Adult Care Food...
Boca Grande Child Care Center Boca Grande, FL, 33921
Child Care Provider/Teacher Boca Grande. FCCPC preferred. Competitive pay, benefits, tolls paid. 941-964-2885. Lic#C20LE8016...
JOB OPPORTUNITIES Job Closes on 11/16/14 At 5:00pm CHILD CARE ATTENDANTS PART-TIME SEASONAL COLLEGE STUDENTS WELCOME (Age 18 and up) PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT The City of Coppell is accepting applications for part-time seasonal Child Care Attendants. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. Previous experience wor...
Acarath Montessori is currently seeking a Child Day Care Teacher Assistant Job Duties: Observe and monitor children's play activities. Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, etc. Read to children, and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs. Organize and participate in recreational activities, such ...
Company Confidential Cumming, GA, 30040
Large child care center in Cumming is seeking experienced lead and assistant teachers for two campuses. Ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years experience working in a large child care and early learning environment. Lead teacher candidates must have CDA credential or higher plus child care experience. Assistant teacher candidates must have minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. Child ...
Executive Director - Child Care Job Label:TMS_EDCC_Central NJ The Malvern School, a private early childhood education company, is looking for experienced Executive Directors to join our growing community in the Central New Jersey area! We seek highly-motivated, career-oriented individuals with strong parent communication, staff leadership skills and knowledge of the industry. The Malvern School...
Large child care facility in the Peekskill/Cortlandt Manor area is seeking a caring and nurturing individual to help facilitate the daily operations of our center. The qualifications for this position are an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and one year of supervisory experience. Having experience in a child care center, knowledge of OCFS regulations and Bi-lingual are all a plus. ...
MUST Apply in person!!!! Please DO NOT email resume, we require applications filled out IN PERSON!! NO phone calls please. Privately owned AdvancED Accredited Child Care Center located in Suwanee. Beautiful facility with large playgrounds and water park for lots of outdoor fun time. Looking for creative, experienced teachers with lots of energy and enthusiasm for working with children. The ideal...
*Group Supervisors must have an Associate Degree with a least 3 years of experience. *Teachers must have a Associate Degree or CDA with a least 2years of experience. Job Purpose: Develops and nurtures children by planning and implementing educational programs; providing day-care; keeping children safe. Duties: * Stimulates emotional, intellectual, and social growth of students by developing a...
Executive Director - Child Care Job Label:TMS_EDCC_South Jersey The Malvern School, a private early childhood education company, is looking for experienced Executive Directors in the South Jersey area! We seek highly-motivated, career-oriented individuals with strong parent communication, staff leadership skills and knowledge of the industry. The Malvern School offers competitive salary, bonus ...
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$10,400.00 - $36,000.00
Typical Salary for Childcare Worker
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Some High School Coursework
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Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and child care institutions; dresses, feeds, baths, and oversees playing.
Rate of Growth
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Connecting with Children
Perform housekeeping duties such as laundry, cleaning, dishwashing, and changing of linens.
Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
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