Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

(NOC 4214)
+20.51%
 

Requirement

Educational requirements vary, depending on your position in this field of work.

To be an early childhood educator, you usually need a bachelor's degree or college diploma in early childhood education.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a daycare supervisor.

To be an early childhood educator assistant, you usually need a high school diploma and some experience in child care. You may also need an Early Childhood Education Assistant certificate.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 1 in 4 has an undergraduate university degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Babysitting
Meal planning
Arts and crafts

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Family Studies
First Aid

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Teacher Education – Consecutive Primary/Junior Bachelor
Early Childhood Education Bachelor; Honours
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University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Early Childhood Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Early Childhood Education Diploma
Early Childhood Education (Intensive) Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Early Childhood Education (Ashtonbee Campus) Diploma; Online
Children's Media Certificate; Online
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Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Services - Early Childhood Education Bachelor
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Modified on May 13, 2012