Educator (Certificate III)

Sample Job Descriptions

Educator (Certificate III)

Service Educators are responsible for providing education and care for children enrolled at the service, consistent with our philosophy and curriculum, and according to the requirements of the National Quality Framework.
Educators work in collaboration with other educators, room leaders, the Educational Leader, the Nominated Supervisor and Approved Provider. 

Early Childhood Teacher (ECT)

Sample Job Descriptions

Early Childhood Teacher (ECT)

The Early Childhood Teacher provides active leadership to Educators and Room Leaders in the development, implementation and evaluation of a child-focused education and care curriculum ensuring the curriculum is consistent with the service philosophy and according to the requirements of the National Quality Framework. 
The Early Childhood Teacher contributes to the management of and supports the professional learning of staff.

Educator (Diploma)

Sample Job Descriptions

Educator (Diploma)

Service educators are responsible for providing education and care for children enrolled at the service, consistent with our philosophy and curriculum, and according to the requirements of the National Quality Framework. 
Educators work in collaboration with other educators, room leaders and the Nominated Supervisor.

COVID-19 Safe drop off checklist

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COVID-19 Safe drop off checklist

This infographic tool shows parents what they need to follow, and which can be used in conjunction with your QR code, sign-in instructions and instructions on how you manage pick up and drop off.

Risk Assessment

Forms

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.

Child Protection

Sample Required Policies

Child Protection

Our service is committed to providing an environment that fosters health, development, spirituality, self-respect and dignity, that is free from violence and exploitation. Under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998, children and young people must receive the care and protection necessary to ensure their safety, welfare and wellbeing.

COVID-19 Communicating with parents

COVID-19

COVID-19 Communicating with parents

In a time of ‘social distancing’ we face a challenge to maintain focus on relationship building. Use the following checklist to help you plan and initiate practices that are guided by the NQS and EYLF/MTOP while helping you to build partnerships with families and the broader community.

CELA Report - Families and vulnerability: Why early education is essential to COVID recovery

COVID-19

CELA Report - Families and vulnerability: Why early education is essential to COVID recovery

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on Australia’s most vulnerable children has been stark, and many effects are yet to be seen.

Staffing Arrangements During COVID-19

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Staffing Arrangements During COVID-19

Occasionally reduced participation by children at services may result in, educators not required to work at the service or may do so on a rotational basis. A number of educators may have health matters that prevent them from attending work. In the event of a prolonged forced closure, whole teams may be working from home.

Physical Distancing Tool

COVID-19

Physical Distancing Tool

Physical distancing is one of the key measures currently being utilised to contribute to Australia’s ability to severely limit transmission of COVID-19.

Re-evaluating COVID Priorities

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Re-evaluating COVID Priorities

As COVID-19 restrictions change, these are the areas that you need to re-evaluate in the interest of prioritising health and safety of children, educators and families.

Determining Responsible Person

Sample Required Policies

Determining Responsible Person

Legislation requires that a Responsible Person is physically in attendance at all times the service is educating and caring for children. The Responsible Person can be: The Approved Provider, the Nominated Supervisor or a Person in Day to Day Charge (PIDTDC).

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