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First, you should enjoy children and have a strong desire and lots of patience in order to help them learn and succeed.
according to Childaction.org these are the following careers you could be looking at:
Child Care Administrator/Director
Childrens Museum Project Coordinator
Elementary School Teacher
Family Child Care Home Owner
Family Services Worker
Human Resources Specialist
Social Services Coordinator
Resource and Referral Specialist
Community Care Licensing Analyst
Here is the link where you can read more about this field: http://www.childaction.org/providers/booklets/docs/ece%20handout-brochure12-10web.pdf
From what I know, an early childhood education major allows you to teach pre-school and grades K-2. And one could also eventually coordinate educational programs at these grade levels.