How to Become a Daycare Worker


Daycare Worker Job Opportunities

Daycare Worker Jobs - Canada


Daycare Worker Jobs - United States



Daycare Worker Job Description

Daycare workers are responsible for planning and implementing daycare programs and activities for young children. Daycare workers must ensure that the facilities are clean and safe, and must ensure the development and safety of children under their supervision.


Daycare Worker Job Duties

• Plan and implement programs and activities that meet the emotional, physical, social and intellectual needs of the children

• Ensure the children behave in a positive manner

• Provide healthy snacks and meals

• Ensure there is an adequate supply of play equipment within the daycare facility

• Maintain knowledge of emergency procedures and perform when necessary

• Create and implement activities that introduce intellectual concepts such as mathematics and literacy

• Provide a weekly and monthly activity schedule

• Discuss any issues or problems with parents


Scholarships for Becoming a Daycare Worker

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Daycare Worker. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Becoming a Daycare Worker: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Daycare Worker. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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