plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the activities of childcare centres and services including physical and human resources.
developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
providing care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres
directing and supervising Child Carers in providing care and supervision for young children
ensuring the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
complying with relevant government requirements and standards
liaising with parents
maintaining records and accounts for the centre
recruiting staff and coordinating professional development
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).