Make a lasting Impact! Be an Early Childhood Educator in Nova Scotia
Early Childhood Educators are the brain builders who set children up for future success.
LEARN MORE ABOUT A CAREER IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION:
A career in early childhood education provides a range of opportunities to work with young children from birth to 12 years of age, and their families.
As an early childhood educator some of the places you can work include a regulated childcare or pre-primary program, a family home day care agency or an early intervention program supporting families and children. Your career could also lead to training the next generation of early childhood educators as an instructor in an ECE training program or to a position with the provincial government supporting children and youth programs. And more!
TRAIN FOR A CAREER IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
You can train at one of our recognized post-secondary institutions. You can take a 2-year diploma program, or a 4-year degree program.
Training is available in French through the Université Sainte-Anne. Mi’kmaq students may also train in a Mi’kmaw environment that reflects their language and culture through the Nova Scotia Community College in Wagmatcook.
FUND YOUR TRAINING?
Whether you’re new to early childhood education or want to upgrade your skills, there are programs to help you return to learning. From scholarships to bursaries to tuition support more, learn about the range of options you may be eligible for.
WORK AS AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR
Current opportunities in early childhood education can be found within the following job sites.
[Enter “early childhood educator” as the job title and search for jobs where you want to work]
Educators who work in regulated childcare in Nova Scotia are required to hold a classification. Some pre-primary programs also require classification.
Learn more about each classification and how to apply: ECE Classification
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