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Congratulations! You're pregnant! Until the little one arrives, some of you will choose to continue working and since you are pregnant there is a range of entitlements available to you. Sick Leave Even though you are pregnant, you still get…
Throughout the year there are days that are declared Public Holidays. This is a national holiday and usually a non-working day during the year.
Under the National Quality Framework, it is a requirement to have Early Childhood Teachers (ECT’s) within a centre based service for preschool children and under.
When working as a qualified Early Childhood Teacher (with a university degree) within a service, your rate of pay will come from the Educational Service Teachers Award, 2010. This Award is specifically for Early Childhood Teachers employed as the ECT…
Workplace Bullying is something that each of us may have experienced at some point of time in our industry. It makes you feel incompetent, it's depressing and you feel worthless. No one should ever make you feel negative, especially at…
As a childcare worker in Australia your pay rate falls under the Children’s Services Award 2010. This award states the minimum amount that an employer can pay you based on your qualification and your position while working in an early…
Parent / Educator meetings help build respectful and positive relationships and enable educators and parents to share information about the child. Meetings add to the casual, daily conversations that you have with families by providing more detailed information about children's…
With Winter just around the corner, it's important to take precautions to stay healthy during the cold season. It's easy for some of us to fall sick with viral infections especially when it's so easy to catch amongst the children…
You have a new child starting in your room, their excited, their parents are happy and the family seems to be settling in well with the centre environment. The first day has come for the child to start, parents say…
Although there may be positions available, getting a job in the early childhood industry is competitive because there are always a lot of educators looking for work at any time of year. Students finishing their qualification or educators moving on…
With the Christmas holidays just around the corner early childhood services will be shutting down for a period of time and many of you will be on annual leave. Do you know how much annual leave you receive, how much…
Sometimes you know that it’s time to move on from your current centre. You may have found another centre to work with, your circumstances may have changed or you found another position. Whatever it is, when it’s time to resign…

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