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Early Childhood Education » Career Opportunities

Early childhood teachers are currently in high demand from employers. The skills obtained by completing a degree in early childhood education as well as community involvement, communication skills and other personal qualities are looked at in aggregate when requiring entry to the course. There is a huge responsibility of course directors to ensure that the right calibre of students is being selected to impact and shape the future generations.

Early Childhood Education can lead into the following careers

Early Childhood Teacher

Early childhood teachers educate and care for young children in early childhood education services such as kindergartens, kĊhanga reo or education and care centres.
Early Childhood Teacher

Policy Analyst

Policy analysts gather and analyse information to assist in the planning, development, interpretation and review of government or industrial policies.
Policy Analyst

Teacher Aide

Teacher aides support children's learning at school.
Teacher Aide

Special Education Teacher

Special education teachers teach students with special needs in learning or communication.
Special Education Teacher

Nanny

Nannies are responsible for the care, well-being and education of children.
Nanny

School Principal

School principals provide leadership for their staff and students.
School Principal

Education Officer

Education officers research, plan and teach education programmes to early childhood, primary or secondary school groups, tertiary groups and members of the public.
Education Officer