Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Child Care Leader is $12.71
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Leaders?
An entry-level Child Care Leader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.84 based on 10 salaries. An early career Child Care Leader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.31 based on 82 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Child Care Leaders Do?
A child care leader works at a child care center and coordinates the daily operations of the center. The child care center may be an after-school program for younger children or a day care center for infants and toddlers. The child care leader will make sure that administrative duties are carried out and that the children are well taken care of.
The child care leader may also have to come up with general lesson plans that can be carried out by the child care instructors. The child care leader …Read more
- Teach and monitor groups of children, ensure their safety, enforce rules, and resolve conflicts.
- Prepare for daily activities before children's arrival, clean and organize the room at the end of the day.
- Make sure health and safety regulations are met, including participating in emergency drills and filling out injury reports.
- Engage in regular communications with parents regarding their children and school curriculum.