Management Committee Health Check

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Management Committee Health Check

The Management Committee Health Check is a tool that comprises of a series of questions that focus on the core areas of Management Committee roles and responsibilities. It is designed to bring to light Committee strengths and areas that need improvement.

Management Committee Meeting Agenda Template

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Management Committee Meeting Agenda Template

The agenda should be prepared in advance of the meeting and circulated to all members so that they know what will be discussed and have time to prepare. 

Join our volunteer management committee - email / letter template

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Join our volunteer management committee - email / letter template

Promote the benefits of joining your service's volunteer committee with this email template. 

Join our volunteer management committee - Poster

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Join our volunteer management committee - Poster

Promote the benefits of joining your service's volunteer committee with this poster. 

Employer risk management questionnaire

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Employer risk management questionnaire

This risk management questionnaire was developed by CELA partner Guild Insurance as part of a suite of resources designed to support services with workplace health and safety.

The survey is designed to help services identify and mitigate risks to employees.

Staff Record Responsible Person

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Staff Record Responsible Person

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Staff Record Nominated Supervisor

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Staff Record Nominated Supervisor

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Staff Record Educational Leader

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Staff Record Educational Leader

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Pre-rest / sleep check (3-5 years)

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Pre-rest / sleep check (3-5 years)

The Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations outline requirements to ensure all children are safe while enrolled in early education and care services. Sleep and rest time can be a time when children’s safety may be at risk. This form template can be used for making pre-rest/sleep checks for 3-5 year olds.

Authorisation Form for Excursions

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Authorisation Form for Excursions

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Authorisation Form for Transportation

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Authorisation Form for Transportation

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Family Code of Conduct

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Family Code of Conduct

This document sets out the code of conduct to support parents/caregivers and visitors to respond in a way that supports the safety, welfare and wellbeing of staff, children and families at all times.

Staff Sign On Sheet

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Staff Sign On Sheet

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Staff Record Students and Volunteers

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Staff Record Students and Volunteers

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Staff Record

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Staff Record

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Risk Minimisation and Communication Plan - Medical Conditions

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Risk Minimisation and Communication Plan - Medical Conditions

This template combines the requirements for a risk minimisation and communication pan. 
Regulation 90(1)(iii) requires the development of a risk-minimisation plan in consultation with the parents of a child. This plan is developed to minimise risk by ensuring staff and volunteers understand the medical conditions policy and each child’s medical requirements.
 

Risk Benefit Assessment Tool Template

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Risk Benefit Assessment Tool Template

Do not proceed with the activity unless the results of the risk assessment determine the level of risk is minimial and/or there are adequate measures in place.

Risk Assessment

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Risk Assessment

The Education and Care Services National Law requires you to ‘ensure that every reasonable precaution is taken to protect children… from harm and from any hazard likely to cause injury’ (Section 167). Identifying a risk is the first step in assessing it, this form will lead you through the critical steps that follow to ensure you develop a plan to manage the risk effectively. The prompts embedded in this resource will establish a collaborative and continuous review process to improve and amend your planning and decision making around the identified risk.

Responsible Person Record

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Responsible Person Record

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Record of Volunteers and Students

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Record of Volunteers and Students

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Record of service compliance

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Record of service compliance

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Record of access to ECT

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Record of access to ECT

Record of access to early childhood teachers for services licensed less than 30 children.

Notification of changes to policies and procedures

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Notification of changes to policies and procedures

Services are legally required to ensure that families are notified 14 days in advance of any changes in policies which affect the service's provision of education and care to any enrolled child or a family's ability  to use the service; fees; or fee collection proceedures. 

Medical Management Plan

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Medical Management Plan

Regulation 90(1)(i) requires parents to provide a medical management plan for their child if the child has a specific health care need, allergy or relevant medical condition.

Medical Condition Register

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Medical Condition Register

This register supports services to summarise all children enrolled who have medical conditions or health care needs, their days of attendance, the completion of relevant plans and any upcoming review dates. 

Infectious Disease Notification

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Infectious Disease Notification

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Enrolment Form

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Enrolment Form

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

End Of Day Security Checklist

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End Of Day Security Checklist

This is a sample form only. Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) has taken all care in compiling this information. We have done this on the understanding that all members undertake the responsibilty for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content for their services's situation.

Emergency Risk Assessment

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Emergency Risk Assessment

For the purpose of preparing the emergency and evacuation proceedures, the approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that a risk assessment is conducted to identify the potential emergencies that are relevant to the service.

This template can be used to conduct risk assessments in line with Regulation 97: Emergency and Evacuation Procedures.

ACECQA Forms

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ACECQA Forms

ACECQA has many useful forms and templates for services to use and amend where needed.  These include the following: Medication record, Incident, injury, trauma and illness record, Compliance history statement, Excursion and Transport Risk Assessment, and Prohibition notice declaration for prospective staff members.

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Sample Job Descriptions

As an Administrative Officer, you are expected to be an active team member of a team which provides high quality early childhood education and care to children. This includes all matters relating to administrative and financial nature of the service. 

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Thinking About

Talking about the quality of your education and care service is one topic that all educators and staff should be effective in communicating; whether this is with families, children, the community, management or an Authorised Officer. We need to be able to identify what quality means in our individual service and how this is reflected in the education and care we provide.

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Thinking About

An essential part of the operation of any education and care setting is the development and implementation of policy for the community of children, families and staff. This document provides a broad overview of, and introduction to, the policy planning process and some initial considerations.

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