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Kinder Careers brings you the latest childcare jobs in Australia. Whether you’re searching for a childcare position that is more local, or if you’re aiming to take the next step up, we have a range of daycare jobs to suit all levels. To maximise your job search, we suggest that you start by creating a career profile. Your profile contains information about your experience and work history, so that employers can find you. Once you have your profile setup, you can start applying for our range of child care jobs. To ensure you are kept up to date with all the latest opportunities on Kinder Careers, set yourself up with Job Alerts. We’ll send all the latest childcare vacancies straight to your inbox.
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An Early Childhood Educator, also referred to as a Childcare Worker, are responsible for the care and early education of babies and young children (0-5 years old). The position is perhaps one of the most fulfilling jobs in childcare, as it offers an opportunity to make an influential and lifelong impact in children’s lives.
An Early Childhood Teacher is one of the first authority contacts for a child outside of the family environment. They provide the building blocks of academic knowledge such as basic literacy and numeracy as well as encourage interest in arts like storytelling, music and sports. You have the opportunity to frame the life of a child and prepare them for the world and their futures.
A Childcare Centre Director is the most senior position employed at a childcare centre and is responsible for managing the day to day operations. Their key duties include the overall planning, administration, marketing and resourcing of the centre. They also are heavily active in parent discussions and are the primary point of contact for families. Depending on the size of the centre they may also be involved in the development of programs and activities for the children.