Can I avoid getting a dead end job with a Child care and Education qualification?
I’ve almost finished my Child Care and Education Level 3 qualification, I feel like getting a job as a Nanny, Nursery Nurse or teaching assistant would lead me to a bit of a dead end. Once I’ve got a job like that do I just go on doing the same thing until I die? I’m not sure I want to… It’s really getting me down. How else could I use this qualification?
Asked By: Ninja Donkey - 2/9/2012
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If you have the right attitude you could do many things. I have managed a nursery, been a SENCo in a setting, worked 1:1 with children with SEN (including Autism), taught childcare, been an NVQ assessor and I currently work as an assistant for speech and language therapy. This works is wide and varied and I love it... More
Answered By: Cally - 2/10/2012
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Hi there are loads of jobs you can do in a school setting which have progression. We have TA's who are specialists in speech and language, SEN or have specialism in specific subject. Higher Level TA's can run lessons, get involved in ESB, a lot have got their degree/PCGE and become qualified teachers If you are... More
Answered By: Paul - 2/9/2012
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