Early childhood educators

Role Responsibilities

  • Planning and organizing individual and group activities designed to facilitate the development of children's motor, cooperative and social skills, confidence and understanding
  • Promoting language development through storytelling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal conversations and discussions
  • Leading children in activities that provide opportunities for creative expression through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical fitness
  • Observing children in order to evaluate progress and to detect signs of developmental, emotional or health-related problems
  • Observing and assessing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress
  • Supervising children's activities to ensure safety and resolve conflicts
  • Guiding and assisting children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Discussing progress or problems of children with parents and other staff members and identifying appropriate actions and referrals to other services
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with other service providers working with young children

    Complete the Salary Questionnaire

    Skill level

    Highly skilled