Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.


There are 3,950 people currently employed as Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education with a potential for 919 new job openings in the next 5 years.


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Recruiters and hiring managers typically seek candidates with at least an Associate's degree when filling this role. Below is a list of schools where you can pursue additional credentials for specialization, if required.