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A Career for Me? Objective – Consider societal trends that affect child care career demand, and develop a career plan.
What is the Demand for child care type jobs? Reference: Eastern Shore Career Guide Child care worker – pg 29 Recreation worker – pg 65 Teacher Aide – pg 69 Elementary Teacher – pg 69
Why is there a demand for these types of jobs? Textbook pg 423 and your knowledge Society trends: –Widespread effort to ______________ –Changes in family life may mean less support from _________________ In part because people ___________ more often –More often, both parents _________ outside of the home –More people believe children have the right to ______________ of life –Single parenthood is on the ___________ –More families have extra ______________ than in the past
Qualities Needed to Work in the Child Development Field
Service Learning Can establish a good reference Can build skill Can change your world for the better edu/servicelearning/ edu/servicelearning/
Your Assignment: Write a step by step plan to follow to prepare you for your future chosen career. Steps must be in a logical order, and include short term and long term steps. Minimum of ten steps. In summary, demand + personal qualities + education + service + strategic planning = SUCCESS