Early childhood educators and assistants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4214  ·  Browse All Occupations

Early childhood educators plan, organize and implement programs for children between the ages of infancy and 12 years. Early childhood educator assistants provide care for infants and preschool- to school-age children under the guidance of early childhood educators. Early childhood educators and assistants lead children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth and ensure their security and well-being. They are employed in child-care centres, daycare centres, kindergartens, agencies for exceptional children and other settings where early childhood education services are provided. Supervisors of early childhood educators and assistants are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant ECE
  • Baby-care Worker
  • Baby-care Worker Assistant
  • Baby-care Workers Supervisor
  • Child Care Worker - Daycare
  • Child Care Worker Assistant
  • Daycare Aide
  • Daycare Attendant
  • Daycare Co-ordinator
  • Daycare Helper
  • Daycare Supervisor
  • Daycare Teacher
  • Daycare Worker
  • Daycare Worker Assistant
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Education Worker
  • Early Childhood Educator - Junior Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood Educator - Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood Educator - Preschool
  • Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant - Junior Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant - Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant
  • Early Childhood Program Supervisor
  • Early Childhood Supervisor
  • ECE Assistant
  • Educator Assistant - Junior Kindergarten
  • Infant Daycare Workers Supervisor
  • Infants' Daycare Worker
  • Nursery School Aide
  • Nursery School Helper
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Preschool Helper
  • Preschool Supervisor
  • Child Care Worker Assistant
  • Daycare Helper
  • Daycare Supervisor
  • Daycare Worker
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Education Worker
  • Early Childhood Educator - Preschool
  • Early Childhood Educator (E.C.E.)
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant
  • Early Childhood Program Staff Assistant
  • Early Childhood Supervisor
  • Preschool Helper
  • Preschool Supervisor
  • Daycare Teacher
  • Educator Assistant - Junior Kindergarten
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Childcare Worker
  • Childcare Provider

7 Active Job Posts for Early childhood educators and assistants

These companies are looking for early childhood educators and assistants right now:

early childhood education worker at Alexander's Daycare Center ⋅ July 31, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to

Early Childhood Educator at South Essex Community Council ⋅ July 15, 2020 ⋅ Part Time ⋅ SOUTH ESSEX COMMUNITY COUNCIL INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING Job Posting #2020-24 POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE : Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Child

Emergency Child Care Workers at Ska:na Family Learning Centre - Ellrose ⋅ June 9, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ JOB OPPORTUNITY Ska:na Family Learning Centre requires EMERGENCY CHILD CARE WORKERS LOCATION: Southwestern Ontario START DATE: Immediately WAGES: CONTRACT SUPERVISION:

Registered and Non Registered ECE at City of Windsor Employment and Training Services ⋅ June 9, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Providing child care services to children of Emergency Care Workers.Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical,

2020 Summer Student – Day Camp Coordinator at Town of Lakeshore ⋅ January 28, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Description Work term June 1to Sept 4, 2020Purpose of Position:Reporting to the Supervisor- Recreation Programming, the Team Leader- Day Camps

2020 Summer Student Day Camp Counsellor at Town of Lakeshore ⋅ January 28, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Description Work Term is June 25to Sept 4, 2020Purpose of Position:Reporting to the Supervisor- Recreation Programming, this position is responsible

Education Assistant at Ska:na Family Learning Centre - Ellrose ⋅ November 27, 2019 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Windsor, ON Casual JOB OPPORTUNITY Ska:na Family Learning Centre requires Education Assistant- CASUAL LOCATION: 1684 Ellrose Ave. Windsor, ON START

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for early childhood educators and assistants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $10,684
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $28,874
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $30,081
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $31,367
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $25,129
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $26,468
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for early childhood educators and assistants.

Sex Median Income
Male $26,466
Female $26,231
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (20 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for early childhood educators and assistants.

$24,000.00
Lowest Observed
$48,000.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$36,013.55
Average
$35,402.00
Median
$39,117.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for early childhood educators and assistants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 310
25 to 34 years 545
35 to 44 years 395
45 to 54 years 325
55 to 64 years 145
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 0
Total 1,725
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 10
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 385
Health care and social assistance 1,300
Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 15
Public administration 10
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,040
Part Time 685
Total 1,725
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 45
Female 1,685
Total 1,730
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,665
Self Employed 65
Total 1,730
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,645
Unemployed 80
Total 1,725
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for early childhood educators and assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 55
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 215
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 50
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 925
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 70
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 420
Total 1,730
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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