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For educators looking for a job, you've seen a position that you’re interested in, you have a resume but it asks you to respond to the Key Selection Criteria When Applying For A Job. This outlines the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to complete the job and helps employers look for someone with a specific set of skills and experiences.…
'Australia Day' is a our latest new template for educators in LDC, FDC and OOSH settings to share how you celebrated Australia day within the service by using this template as a memento for each child's portfolio. Whether the children did an Australian craft or your service had an Aussie BBQ etc., these images can be added to this template…
To celebrate Australia Day on Tuesday 26th January, here are a few Australian craft activities that the children can do. These can be adapted to suit each particular age group and most of the materials should already be available. These are great for those last minute craft ideas: Aussie Koala - An easy way to create a simple Koala, our…
Whether you are doing a Cert 3 or a Diploma traineeship or thinking about doing a traineeship it’s a good idea to understand what wages you will be receiving and the conditions of your traineeship. The article Childcare Traineeship Wages and Conditions will provide you with details of the minimum wages you will be expected to receive as a trainee,…
The "First Day Of School" Template is our latest new template for educators in LDC, FDC and OOSH settings. It can be used to record the child's first day within the early childhood environment. It's a great way to document what the child did, who the child played with, how they felt etc., at the beginning of the year or…
As we start off the new year, you may have new children and new educators join the room. Singing songs during group time is a great way for children and educators to build self confidence and a sense of belonging within the group. It's also an opportunity to learn about each other and to introduce children to one another. Here…
As of the 01 January 2016 new ratio requirements have been put in place across Australia (except TAS & WA). These new ratio changes are for the better. Giving more opportunities for qualified students to gain employment opportunities and for services to bridge the gap and create better working conditions for their employees. It takes a huge load off our…
Welcome Pack for Parents are a set of templates used to inform families of the happenings in each room for educators in a Long Day Care, Family Daycare and OOSH Settings. This is a 7 page template individualised to provide descriptions of the room routine, the educators within the child's room as well as information on what the children will…

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