Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
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Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Early childhood education is important for a child’s short- and long-term intellectual and social development. More preschool teachers should be needed as a result of the increasing demand for early childhood education. In addition, the number of preschool-aged children is expected to increase; however, their share of the overall population should remain constant.Read More
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