W121519 - Child care worker

Child care worker
Pronia Alpha Children's Centre

Alpha is a community based child care service offering long day care and kindergarten program to families in the City of Yarra and surrounding suburbs. The centre offers competitive fees, quality services provided by highly trained and experienced educators, and is conveniently located near Melbourne CBD.

Alpha Children’s Centre offers full-time and part-time care to pre-school children from 6 months to 5 years offering high quality programs and learning experiences for all children within a safe and caring environment. Alpha provides Greek bilingual program and offers multicultural program celebrating the different cultures. The Centre is registered with the Department of Education and Training. Eligible families can access childcare benefit and childcare rebate through the Department of Human Services.


Spacious playgrounds
Music, dance and other health and wellbeing program
Family atmosphere and established partnerships with families and the community
Parent resource library
Nutritional home-cooked meals with multicultural food menu
Computer education
Transition to school for kindergarten children
Parenting program and education
Counselling support for parents

Skills You Might Learn

Some of the skills you may attain include:

Teamwork, communication, problem solving, time management, gain experience with all pre-school age groups, improve industry awareness, including cultural preferences. Develop positive and respectful relationships with children, assist with health and safety of children, interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents, participate in workplace health and safety, promote healthy food and drinks.

Typical Tasks & Duties

-Engage in play with children
-Sing songs
-Read stories
-Set up age appropriate activities both indoors and outdoors
-Assist children with dressing for outdoor play
-Assist with feeding
-Resetting the room activities and cleaning up after meals
-Preparation for art activities
-Assisting with kidergarden dance program

Student Requirements

This opportunity would suit a student who has a desire to work with children and has positive work place attitudes and ethics. To work with children you will need to have a positive friendly manner and use language suitable to children.

Dress Requirements

Dress requirements during placement are neat, tidy, closed toe shoes, suitable and safe for the particular work environment

Special Transport Requirements

Public transport is easily accessible. Please refer to www.ptv.vic.gov.au


  • CHC30113 - Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W121519
Location: Richmond - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: one day a week, negotiable
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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