Child care worker
Kool Kidz on Wellington
This Rowville-based childcare service provides childcare and kindergarten services to families in the local community. This employer is offering students several SWL placement opportunities (one week blocks) throughout 2016, with the possibility of those being followed by a Traineeship for especially suitable young people. The centre currently has two 4 year-old Kindergarten programs. There are also 2 separate babies rooms. These placements are ideal for students studying Childcare / Children's Services.
Skills You Might Learn
Students may build skills in:
- Ensuring the health and safety of children
- Participating effectively in the work environment
- Providing experiences to support children's play and learning
- Supporting the holistic development of children in early childhood
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students on SWL placement here will spend one week with a single age group in order to have an authentic experience and have the best chance of developing age-specific skills. Tasks may include assisting in room setup and management, greeting clients/families, creating enjoyable, safe and educational experiences for the children, assisting with food preparation, complying with health and safety procedures and learning from a mentor at the centre.
Neat casual. Hair tied up. Students to wear closed-toe shoes. School uniform can be worn (a polo shirt or school shirt is ideal).
Students should wear appropriate clothing (no jeans, neat casual), closed footwear. Students must meet with the employer at least two weeks prior to beginning placement.
Special Transport Requirements
This location is best reached by bus or car.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
- CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services