I Hate the Childcare Industry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    Working In Day Care Is Awful! My Co-workers Act Like They're Jail Wardens!

    I just quit a job working at a church day care. I was working with the two-and-a-half year olds who were potty training. The teacher who was training me told me that I would be working alone with ten children and they were all potty training. The kids weren't allowed to wear...
    bridgetokindergarten bridgetokindergarten
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2011

    The Industry, Not The Kids.

    I think they realy need to get their priorities right, I think too much id focused on the regulations and framework that on the children themselves. I am an experienced worker, i could go on for days... haha i love my kids xoxo
    Weirdandselfconcious Weirdandselfconcious
    18-21, F
    Dec 12, 2011

    The Downfalls of the Industry

    obviously to me anyway the co workers. these horrible disgusting, disgraceful women are just low class feral freaks. i can't stand working with them, they're horrible, it puts me off the industry all together.
    ihatework ihatework
    Oct 18, 2008

    The People I Work With Are Hard To Read!

    i have been working at a new church day care for 3 weeks.  I keep expecting it to get better but it continues to get worse.  The worst part is I feel like my co workers are constantly assessing  me.  If I discipline a child or gently talk to them, they tell me that I need to...
    janisjohnson janisjohnson
    Sep 22, 2011

    I've Worked In It Long Enough to Know

    I adore children, and I love working with them, but I've become extremely jaded about the industry itself. It's SO hard, maybe even impossible to find a quality centre anywhere. The pay is absolute crap, the conditions are crap, but the things I hate the most are the...
    ivorykisses ivorykisses
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2007

    Some Parents Threaten Me

    It was probably a mistake choosing to do a diploma (but fortunately, I chose to further my edu in something else) in Early Childhood Edu which landed me my first job as a full time childcare teacher in an affluent Asian country where English is the main mode of communication...
    caterwauling caterwauling
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2012
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