Zoe: child care worker, Geelong
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VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Interview with Zoe Gogoll Talking about her job as an Educator/Childcare Worker
Zoe Gogoll standing in the hallway of the childcare centre.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll standing in the hallway of the child care centre.

Graphic on screen: Educator/Childcare Worker Zoe Gogoll One World for Children North Geelong

AUDIO: My name is Zoe Gogoll, I’m an Educator at One World for Children.

VIDEO: Child Care Centre’s framework pinned to a wall.

AUDIO: To get into this area I did my Certificate III in Children’s Services.

VIDEO: Child painting at an easel.

AUDIO: I learnt when studying about children’s development and why children do certain things.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll interacting with children in the classroom.

AUDIO: What makes up a typical day is tending to the children’s needs, routine tasks such as morning tea, lunchtimes, outdoor and indoor play, group times and settling sleepers.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll taking a photo of a child in the classroom while asking a question.

AUDIO: The other kinds of tasks we do is observations and setting up experiences for children.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll interacting with children in the classroom.

AUDIO: I like to set up experiences with children based on their interests. I like the enjoyment the children get and seeing how excited they are.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll interacting with children outside in the play area.

AUDIO: The skills needed for these tasks are: knowledge of each child individually and creativity and knowledge of visual aesthetics.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll interacting with children in the classroom.

AUDIO: Personality skills and traits that are useful; initiative, patience, being positive, communication skills, organisation and time management skills.

VIDEO: A plan of the classroom on a whiteboard and Zoe Gogoll working at a computer.

AUDIO: I’m currently studying my Diploma in Children’s Services.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll interacting with children in the classroom.

AUDIO: After finishing I hope to become a team leader. I think people should get into this job because it’s rewarding, it’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s always different.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll standing in the hallway of the child care centre.

AUDIO:I enjoy this job. Some days it can be challenging but I always go home happy.

VIDEO: Zoe Gogoll playing with a hula-hoop.

AUDIO:I do think kids are more fun than adults, yes.

VIDEO: (fade to black)
Graphic on screen: State Government Victoria Insignia
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
© State of Victoria 2012

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