Educational Paths to Careers in Education. Most teaching jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, but you don’t have to major in education to get a teaching certificate. Some educators major in a subject area, such as biology or literature, then complete a post-baccalaureate teacher training program.
Early Education: $17 – $18/hour (average entry-level wage)
“My advice to someone going into this field is to have a passion for children…You have to love what you do.”
- DAILY TASKS
– It is necessary to keep a very organized and consistent schedule.
– Greet the children, and feed them a snack.
– Encourage free play and imagination.
- CAREER PATH
– Made a decision to work with children younger than elementary age.
– Obtained a Bachelor of Science in Child Development, with a minor in Nutrition and Psychology.
Applicable programs in the area: