Child care worker
Kool Kidz Merrifield
Kool Kidz Merrifield is a purpose built Early Learning, Childcare and Kindergarten facility. All children’s playrooms have a spacious play area, an abundance of educational resources and fun toys, art and craft supplies and colourful books. There are dedicated sleeping areas and easy access to baby change tables and toilet facilities throughout the premises. The service also has a well-equipped outdoor play area and a separate kitchen that allows staff to provide healthy meals and snacks while catering for special dietary needs.
Skills You Might Learn
Skills you might learn: - How to work within a team - How to engage positively with children - Documentation skills - Communication skills - Understand daily care routines of children - Work in accordance with food safety regulations - Adherence to policies, procedures and regulations
Typical Tasks & Duties
Typical tasks and duties: - Engaging with children’s play - Teaching children developmentally appropriate activities - Serving meals including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea - Nappy change procedure - Undertaking observations of children as required - Working as part of a team to complete daily goals - Communication with families as needed
Student requirements: - Working with children check - Child Protection Training certificate
Neat casual/professional (no open toed shoes, singlets, ripped jeans or tracksuit pants).
Special Transport Requirements
Accessible by bus
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care