Child care worker
City of Kingston Family and Children’s Centre
The Kingston Family and Children’s Centre in Edithvale offers state-of-the-art facilities including four early years rooms, a central kitchen and a large outdoor areas on both ground and first floors of the center providing panoramic views of the surrounding sports fields and wetlands. The learning spaces encourage imaginative and active play and education, with equipment and resources that promote the development of new skills and expansive natural gardens that include a range of vegetation and native trees.
The Centre offers:
- Child Care
- Maternal and Child Health
- Facilitated Play Groups
- Immunisation Sessions
City of Kingston staff promote a child focused, family centred and strengths based philosophy of practice, supported by our Family, Youth and Children’s Services
PLEASE NOTE: Students need to complete an application to apply for the placement. To request an application form please email Laura Vandersluys at firstname.lastname@example.org
Skills You Might Learn
Students may have the opportunity to develop skills relating to the supervision of young children,. Students will also receive insight and knowledge relating to childcare policies and procedures. During this placement students will gain experience of working within a team.
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students will have the opportunity to support child care staff with every day tasks such as supervising children in care and general cleaning. Students will experience a great introduction in to this Early Childhood and Education Industry.
Students 18 and over need to have a Working With Childrens Check.
All students need to complete an application form to apply for placement. Please email Laura Vandersluys at email@example.com for a copy of the form.
Students are required to prepare and provide a photograph and introduction A4 poster introducing themselves, briefly outlining their course placement and where they are studying. The Poster will be displayed at the front of each early years room where the placement is being undertaken.
Students must be willing to work with young children. Students must have a keen interest to work within the industry and a willingness to learn. Students must be willing to follow instructions and work within a team.
To be discussed at interview
Special Transport Requirements
Students are required to get to and from the workplace via their own means.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
- CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services