Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant in the Avalon Peninsula Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Early childhood educators and assistants in the Avalon Peninsula Region. These trends also apply to people working as an early childhood educator assistant.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very poor over the past few years (2019-2021). There were far more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

While the number of children under the age of six in NL is declining, government investment aims to make childcare more affordable and accessible, which could result in a larger proportion of children in childcare. Therefore, the number of positions is expected to remain stable. There is a high level of turnover, which is partially due to the relatively low wage of the occupation. Being a large occupation, there tends to be a steady number of job opportunities spread throughout the province, particularly on a casual or part-time basis.

Here are some key facts about Early childhood educators and assistants in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 1,100 people work in this occupation.
  • Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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