Creche Teacher

Do small children bring a smile to your face? Is teaching little ones your passion? A career as a Creche Teacher may just be for you. Find Out More Right Now!

Job Responsibilities

You will monitor children while their parents are at work and oversee interactions between children to make sure no bullying or fights occur.

You will have to use your creativity to design projects and activities for children to complete

To avoid any grumpy children you will provide snacks and meals. 

Nap time is everyone’s favourite time, right? You will oversee nap times making sure their energy is being restored.

Children get hurt so often; you will administer first aid when necessary. To sharpen your first aid skills you can enroll in one of our First Aid Courses

What to Study

N6 Educare Course

With this N6 Educare Course you will help to shape the minds, attitudes, thoughts and behaviours of the future leaders of our world.
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N5 Educare Course

This N5 Educare Course will help you to understand the thoughts and emotions of young children and how to communicate with them and their parents.
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N4 Educare Course

If you have a passion for the development of children and helping them grow then this N4 Educare Course best course for you.
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What Does a Creche Teacher do? 

A Creche Teacher works with young children, including infants, toddlers and preschoolers.They are responsible for their well-being of their tiny tots and pre-kindergarten lessons.

Creche teachers entertain the little ones while their parents are at work. Helping  them develop through play, friendships and creative activities.

Are you ready to go on on a rocket ships and far away lands with these little adventurers?

Shape the minds of little kids by becoming a Creche Teacher.

How do I become a Creche Teacher?

Thinking of becoming a creche teacher and reaping the rewards? First you’ll have to obtain some official training. Skills Academy can help with that. We offer a range of Educare and Child Care Courses through distance learning. Have a look at our educare and childcare courses and see which one suits your needs best. 

The entry requirements for courses vary. To enter our Educare courses you must have completed a Matric Certificate or equivalent. No matric? Have a look at our matric coursesSkills Academy offers a wide range of courses that you can enroll into without a matric certificate. Our Child Care Courses are amongst these.  All you need to enroll is have completed Grade 10, be 16 or older, and have an understanding of English. 

Why not sign up for the adventure? 

Perks of Becoming a Creche Teacher 

Making a career choice can be daunting. Especially when it entails so much responsibility. If you’re still feeling unsure and need that nudge in the right direction here are a few benefits of becoming a Creche Teacher. 

You Will Support the Development of Children 

Children need certain skills before pre-primary. Especially in terms of academic, social and emotional development. At the end of the year you’ll be able to look at the progress of your students and know that you aided them in getting there. What greater reward could there be?

You Will be a Role Model to Young Children

Creche teachers are central role models in the lives of young children. This will most likely be your students first time away from their parents and they will look to you as a source of comfort and guidance. 

Every day is Unique 

With children nothing is ever the same! There will be new surprises every single day. Children learn best when they are having fun. You’ll get to create fun and exciting lessons that will promote development. 

This is Your Passion!

Teachers of ALL grades are valuable to society. Chances are, if you’re considering this career it is because it’s your passion. If you love working with young children then a career as a Creche Teacher is for you!


How Much Do Creche Teachers Earn? 

According to Indeed the average salary per month for an entry level Creche Teacher is R4700. Through experience and obtaining official qualifications you will be able to negotiate your payment. 

Skills to be a successful Creche Teacher. 

If dirty faces and grass stained knees are your thing, have a look at these lists of skills to see if a career as a Creche Teacher is for you. 


Anything can happen with children! That is why you need to think quickly on your feet when a crisis occurs. 


You will have to find an interesting way to keep your tiny tots engaged every day. Use your creativity to create fun tasks for them! 


With all the energy your students will have and all the questions they’ll ask you need to keep cool. You’ll have to comfort crying children while entertaining energised toddlers. 


Creche teachers must be responsible at all times. Parents are trusting the well-being of their children in their hands. You need to ensure the well-being of the children at all times. 


You must be able to communicate with young children and listen to them to build trust. 

Take the leap into a fulfilling career path. 

Ready to Enroll? It’s as Easy as A,B,C!

  • What are you waiting for? Get in contact by calling us for free on 0800 39 0027
  • Whatsapp us on 082 318 8892
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Author: Andrea Petersen 

Last Updated: August 18, 2020