Pros: meeting people from different walks of life.
Cons: paperwork; there's quite a bit
Sessional work, so it's flexible.
Child Day Care: keeps one on one's toes!
There is NO typical day at work; that's what makes it unique, just like each child we work with.
Every day I work humbles me. I learn alongside the children and my colleagues and this makes me appreciate the variety of people in my life and the opportunities and experiences they – more... enrich me with. If this seems hyperbole, I'm sorry, but I genuinely feel each work day deepens my learning and increases enthusiasm for working with children's services.
The downside is setting up each day due to amount of equipment. This is more than made up for by the pleasure of seeing the children (and often, the parents) develop.
Even the paperwork's a challenge that encourages constant evolution of learning. – less