What type of education do I need to be an assistant teacher?

I was thinking of applying for a job as an assistant teacher for a pre-school in mn. Do I need any special schooling for this? Or is just a high school diploma enough?

Asked By: Rochelle - 10/7/2007
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Are you in a college program majoring in education or related field? If so, you can find opportunities. Else, I do not believe anyone will want to hire someone without the educational background or at least not in the process of obtaining one.
Answered By: OrangeKitten - 10/7/2007
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I think you should still go to college and get a diploma for that too. It will look better, and if that fails, you can get a new job with education too instead of having to go back to college.
Answered By: Liz - 10/7/2007
Do you want to work in a daycare or a school? Most states require you have 60 credits or an associate degree to teach . If you have those you can also be a sub in any school which pays more money.Pre-schools don't pay a lot.Go to it is the guide from the gov. labor and has tons of information in it. School... More
Answered By: marie - 10/8/2007
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