Careers in Child Care

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 22, 2000 - Business & Economics

Whether you are a first-time job hunter or looking to change careers, you will benefit from exploring the rewarding paths outlined in "Careers in Child Care." Detailed overviews of a range of professions and expert advice covering the entire job-search process show you how to launch a successful career of your choice.

 

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TwentyFirstCentury Careers Working with Children
1
Child Care Center Careers
6
Child Care Careers in Your Home
25
Nanny Career Opportunities
42
BabySitting Career Opportunities
61
Education Careers Working with Children
79
Childrens Sports and Recreation Careers
99
Childrens Health Careers
108
Careers Ensuring the Welfare of Children
125
Arts and Entertainment Careers with Children
137
More Careers Working with Children
144
Finding a Job Working with Children
149
Sources of Additional Information
164
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Page 84 - In some schools, two or more teachers teach as a team and are jointly responsible for a group of students in at least one subject. In other schools, a teacher may teach one special subject — usually music, art, reading, science, arithmetic, or physical education — to a number of classes.
Page 117 - Dental hygienists use hand and rotary instruments to clean teeth, x-ray machines to take dental pictures, syringes with needles to administer local anesthetics, and models of teeth to explain oral hygiene. Working Conditions Flexible scheduling is a distinctive feature of this job. Full-time, part-time, evening, and weekend work is widely available. Dentists frequently hire hygienists to work only 2 or 3 days a week, so hygienists may hold jobs in more than one dental office.
Page 117 - Requirements include 2 to 4 years of post graduate education and, in some cases, completion of a special State examination. Most State licenses permit dentists to engage in both general and specialized practice. Dentists who want to teach or do research usually spend an additional 2 to 5 years in advanced dental training...
Page 114 - ADN and diploma-trained nurses are entering bachelor's programs to prepare for a broader scope of nursing practice. They can often find a hospital position and then take advantage of tuition reimbursement programs to get a BSN Nursing education includes classroom instruction and supervised training in hospitals and other health facilities.
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Page 89 - Earnings in private schools generally are lower. Many public school teachers belong to unions, such as the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, that bargain with school systems over wages, hours, and the terms and conditions of employment.
Page 118 - Earnings Earnings of dental hygienists are affected by geographic location, employment setting, and education and experience. Dental hygienists who work in private dental offices may be paid on an hourly, daily, salary, or commission basis. According to the American Dental Association...
Page 117 - Beginning courses in clinical sciences, including laboratory technique courses, also are provided at this time. During the last 2 years, students treat patients, usually in dental clinics under the supervision of licensed dentists. Most dental schools award the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). The rest award an equivalent degree, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).

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