Normal business hours (9-5). Most day cares are also open a couple hours before and after the normal business hour schedule for the convenience of parents that work a little later and earlier than 9-5.
A daycare worker makes approximately $9.40 per hour ($19,560 per year).
Daycare workers work with kids, parents, and co-workers. They are in a very stressful and loud setting as well.
Issues/ Problems that may Arise
Kids might get upset
Kids may get hurt
Kids may not listen
Kids may get too out of control
Parents get upset with the way something is handled or turns out
Co-workers may fight about what to do with the kids in a certain situation
Gets paid on holidays
Breaks during the work day (approx. 30 min.)
How do Daycare Workers help Children and Families?
Give parents a chance to have alone time
Watches children while parents are at work
Teaches children manners
Gets children ready for Kindergarten
What kind of Education does a Daycare Worker Require?
A daycare worker should almost always have a high school diploma and some daycare workers may have an ECE (Early Childhood Education).
Good with kids
Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words,but by experiences. Maria Montessori