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For Educators working while pregnant, there are a range of entitlements available to you. The following article provides you with information on entitlements such Special Maternity Leave, Safe Jobs, Protection From Discrimination and more. Click here to read: Work Entitlements For Pregnant Woman Working In Childcare
The Belonging, Being, Becoming - Portfolio Template enables educators to detail the child's relationships with family, community, culture and place, using the three basic concepts of Belonging, Being and Becoming. Belonging - To understand that you are part of a group, feeling that you are part of a family. Having a feeling that you are linked with others and experience…
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. The following article "Public Holiday Information For Educators In Australia" will provide you with information on your entitlements during public holidays. Such as RDO Falling On A Public Holiday, Public Holidays During Paid Leave, Payment During…
We have created Staff Meeting Templates and this pack consists of two templates - "Staff Meeting Agenda" and "Staff Meeting Minutes". The Staff Meeting Agenda Template can be used to inform educators that a staff meeting will be held soon and the agenda items that will be discussed during the meeting. This can be put on the notice board in…
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. The following article "Requirements for Early Childhood Teachers within a Centre Based Service" provides information on the access of ECT’s required for a service based on approved places, actively working towards an ECT qualification, ECT’s…
On 3O July, we celebrate International Day Of Friendship. It is a day that promotes the importance and roles that friendship play in promoting peace in many cultures. The Friendship Day - Circle Template is a template that can be added to a child's portfolio as a reminder of the friends they have had during their time within the service. …
Here are 3 simple Winter Songs to sing with the children as they spend more and more time indoors during the cold and raining weather: It's Cold - Action Song - Warm up the children this Winter through song and dance! Teach the children this very catchy tune "It's Cold" to get the children warmed up on a cold Winter's…
For Educators working as an ECT (with a university degree) within a service, your rate of pay will come from the Educational Service Teachers Award, 2010. The following article "Early Childhood Teachers (ECT) Award Wages in Australia" includes a wage table and provides you with information on minimum wages, details of level structure, progression to the next level, director allowance…

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