Career Ideas If You Love Working With Children

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There are many reasons that you could be looking for a career change. Perhaps you no longer enjoy the job you are doing? Or maybe you are looking for something with a better work-life balance? No matter the reasons, if you find yourself on the hunt for a new job it can feel like a bit of a minefield. If you love the idea of working with children, there are many opportunities out there that you can do which you are sure to love. And like they say, if you love your job, you will never work another day in your life. From being a children’s nurse to a teacher, we have put together some of the best career ideas for if you love working with children. Just make sure that you do your research and ensure it will be something that you will love to do in the long term. If you need to get qualifications or training for the position, find this out ahead of time so you are as prepared as possible.

A kindergarten worker

Working in a kindergarten is a perfect way to get to work with children. You will get to spend time with little ones of all ages, from babies right through to the age they go to school. You will get to play with them and help them learn, doing everything from teaching them skills with lesson plans such as to playing games. 

A children’s nurse

If you love to care for people and want to do everything you can to help them, then a children’s nurse or pediatrician is the role for you. This can be a tough one depending on the department you are working in as you will work with lots of sick children, but it is a job that is one of the most rewarding ones out there. You will need to get the right training and qualifications for this and it can take longer to get a position, but it is one that is well worth it when you do get it and you will know you are touching thousands of lives.

Working as a children’s entertainer

If you love working with children and want to do something fun, then why not look into becoming a children’s entertainer? You could work at kids’ parties or holiday camps where you play games, sort quizzes and look after children. You will need to have relevant safety and background checks for this, but don’t necessarily need any qualifications. Look up what jobs are available near you and see the types of hours that you will be required to do in order to do the job.

These are just a few ideas for a new career if you love to work with children. By doing the proper research and finding a job that you really enjoy, you will find you have a much better life balance and feel better about all areas in your life.

Willow Stevens

Willow is a parent of 6, who is starting to feel the emptying nest, with faer oldest child living with his long time girlfriend in a different state, and the next two beginning their talks about jobs and excitment of living on their own. Fae started couponing back in 2007 to save faer growing family some money. That's how Freetail Therapy was born, so that fae could share faer knowledge of saving money with others. Though the site has become so much more since then, and now includes homeschooling and homesteading info, Willow still does it all on a budget and shares how. Fae enjoys snagging freebies, getting coupon overage, drinking coffee, gardening, rabbits and of course, faer large family.


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