Early childhood educators and assistants lead children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth, and ensure their security and well-being.
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People in this occupational group may work for child-care centres, kindergartens, StrongStart programs, and agencies for exceptional children.
Early childhood educators plan, engage, organize and carry out programs for children ranging from infancy to the age of 12. They have strong relationships with children and families.
Early childhood educator assistants provide care for children, with guidance from early childhood educators.
Supervisors of early childhood educators and assistants are included in this unit group.