Childcare Workers


Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.
Also called: Assistant Teacher, Child Care Worker, Childcare Provider, Toddler Teacher

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Educational software
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word
    Internet browser software
  • Web browser software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    associate's degree
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