W110873 - Child care worker

Child care worker
Grace Berglund Kindergarten - Warragul

***SWL OPPORTUNITY FOR 2019*****
SWL Placement with Grace Berglund Kindergarten in Warragul and learn from dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable early childhood educators. You will be assisting the Pre-school teacher in the kindergarten. The kindergarten incorporates both indoor and outdoor facilities for activity based learning activities.

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 Working in a team and independently - Working with people of all different abilities and backgrounds - Communication - Time management

Typical Tasks & Duties

All duties related to Pre School including setting up play areas, setting up and supporting children with art and craft activities, assisting lunchtime and snack time routines, supporting children in creative play activities and cleaning duties. There will also be packing up duties. Follow policies and procedures for allergy management. Follow polices in regards of sun safety for clients. Be aware of how to deal problem behaviours. Maintain a hygienic workplace.

Student Requirements

Student must be studying VET Childrens Services. 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. Communication skills, assisting children to play in a supportive environment. Students will learn how to support children in a nurturing and inclusive manner. Student will also gain employability skills including how to take direction, working as part of a small team and dressing in an appropriate manner for a childcare environment. Communication skills – Ability to interact with children - Attention to detail - Motivated and organised - Ability to use own initiative - Willingness to learn - Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. - Responsible, supportive and caring attitude - Good people skills - Accommodating to different personalities and abilities. Students will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check and police check as directed by the employer

Dress Requirements

Dress requirements during placements are neat, tidy, suitable and safe for the particular work environment. Discreet jewellery, long hair tied back, closed toe shoes, dress suited to working with children, to be discussed at interview.

Special Transport Requirements

Transport is the responsibility of student

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • CHC20112 - Certificate II in Community Services
  • CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC32015 - Certificate III in Community Services
  • VCE20116 - Industry & Enterprise
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W110873
Industry Area: COMMUNITY SERVICES & HEALTH
Location: Warragul - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Fridays 8.30 - 4.00 or a week block can be negotiated.
Added By: Baw Baw Latrobe Local Learning & Employment Network

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