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Child Care Worker
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Child Care Worker

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Also known as Child Care Aide.
Provides care and supervision for children in programs, such as long day care and occasional care, in childcare centres, hospitals and educational centres. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 0.5 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $819
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 33,100

What does a Child Care Worker do?

  • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • managing children's behaviour and guiding children's social development
  • preparing and conducting activities for children
  • entertaining children by reading and playing games
  • supervising children in recreational activities
  • supervising the daily routine of children

Specialisations

  • Child Care Group Leader
  • Children's Nursery Assistant
  • Creche Attendant

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