Child Development Resources
What to do with this major...
|Assistant to Social Worker||Family Literacy Worker||Nanny|
|Child Welfare Worker||Family Service Worker||Para Educator/Paraprofessional|
|Community Service Director||Genetic Counselor||Parent Educator|
|Child Care Program Director||Head Start Teacher||Patient Relations Representative|
|Child Development Specialist||Head Start Director||Preschool Teacher|
|Developmental Child Care Program Coordinator||Home Care Provider||Public Policy Analyst|
|Early Intervention Specialist||Infant-Toddler Specialist||School Counselor|
|Early Literacy Home Mentor||Lead Pre-School Teacher||Special Ed. Preschool Teacher|
|Family Advocate||Life Specialist (Hospitals)||Social Case Worker|
|Family Childcare Provider||Marriage & Family Specialist||Youth Group Worker|
|Family Life Aide|
Personal Characteristics to be Successful
Advocate for children and families
Assist in the development of social skills and emotional well-being
Be active in professional development
Communicate with children and families
Guide those in your care Model appropriate behavior
Observe and assess development
Partner with community agencies
Plan for and cope with emergencies
Provide healthy snacks and meals
Teach good hygiene habits
Track progress and development
Work as part of a team
MOREAP: Job postings and information on teaching positions in Missouri.
MO Teaching Jobs: Site offers links to Missouri job postings in the education field as well as other helpfully information like lesson tips and student success tactics. (all broken into school levels)
Teachers-Teachers: The site is designed to save teachers time and money in the search for great teaching jobs, schools with open teaching positions come to you.
Jobs by Field: Education: This site presents many varieties of available positions in the field of education.
Academic Careers Online: Is a global academic job site for teaching jobs, education jobs, research jobs, and professional jobs in education and academia. Academic Careers Online includes faculty, teacher, research, post doc, adjunct, library, administrative and senior management positions at (community) colleges, universities, research institutes, and schools around the world.
Department of Defense Education: Offers opportunities to teach children of military families worldwide.
Guide to Child and Family Policy: A Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy provides validation,
insight, and ideas for child and family policy careers.
US Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistic: Occupational Outlook Handbook information.
Masters of Education: Application Process: Southern Methodist University, school of Education and Human Development, allows you to look at applications for their master's education program.
James C. Denneny, Jr. Career Development Center
- 411 Central Methodist Square
- Fayette Missouri 65248
- (Toll-free) 877-CMU-1854