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Position Title: Early Childhood Educator

Team Leader Responsible to: Teacher/Director Qualification:

AQF Diploma in Children’s Services or equivalent (e.g. Certificate IV in Out of School Hours Care) as recognised by licensing authorities Other requirements:

• Acceptance of person in day to day charge (if relevant)

• Child Protection Qualification

• Current First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management Training

• Clear Working with Children Check


Position descriptions for our service are developed in line with the National Quality Standards. They list the expectations for individuals according to specific qualifications and roles. Further, each individual’s competency will be measured with the following considerations

• The level of qualification the individual has obtained

• The time of service an individual has had within the sector

• Previous roles an individual has held within this sector

• Additional training undertaken by an individual either formally or informally

POSITION SUMMARY As a Diploma qualified educator, you are expected to be an active leader of a team which provides high quality early childhood education and care to children. This includes:

• Developing strong relationships with children at the service;

• Developing strong relationships that support and partner with families;

• Implementing and always uphold the policies and associated procedures and practices of the organisation; and

• Working with other staff towards continuous improvement in all areas of the service’s operations and service. 1 of 14


• Lead, guide and support a team which provides high quality early childhood education and care;

• Working in accordance with the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law and applicable regulations and the National Quality Standard for Early Education and Care;

• Working in accordance with the Code of Ethics;

• Working in accordance with the services Code of Conduct;

• Implementing and upholding the services’ philosophy while undertaking all duties;

• Facilitating the implementation of contemporary, research-based practices at the service;

• Keep up to date with relevant theoretical practices and apply where directed;

• Maintain and uphold Workplace Health and Safety;

• Maintain and uphold privacy and confidentiality;

• Providing ongoing support and assistance to other staff in all areas of service operation;

• Providing ongoing support and assistance to the Director and Approved Provider/Management Committee;

• Sound knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards

• Ensure you have a sound understanding of the expectations outlined in this document to enable work performance to be executed according to our service standards.

• Undertake other duties requested by the Director.