A childcare assistant works under the supervision of a lead teacher or program coordinator and helps in the daily care of young children, including feeding, changing diapers, and leading activities.
A lead teacher leads a classroom of young children, including developing and implementing lesson plans, managing behavior, and communicating with parents.
A childcare teacher plans and leads daily activities for young children, including teaching basic skills, supervising playtime, and maintaining a safe and clean environment.
A program coordinator oversees the operations of a childcare program, including managing staff, developing policies and procedures, and ensuring compliance with licensing regulations.
An early childcare director is responsible for overseeing the operation of a childcare center or program. This includes managing staff, developing policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with licensing regulations, and creating and implementing educational programs for young children. Directors must also communicate regularly with parents and other stakeholders and manage the center’s budget and finances.