For Educators, one of the hardest tasks is getting children to listen. It may be easier for some but for others (especially Educators who are casual) it can be difficult to get the children to pay attention and to listen to your instructions.
When you've have accepted a job offer in service, it is fairly common that you will be put on a probation period. This is used to asses if you are suitable for the position and you meet the standards and expectation of your job responsibilities.
At a Fair Work Commision hearing, set in Sydney today, ECT's will be demanding equal pay with primary school teachers, with an overall increase in salaries. It will be a pay rise of $32.000 if ECT's win.
It is now mandatory for Educators in Victoria to report suspicions of sexual abuse as part of Victoria's government's response to the child sex abuse royal commision.
To help attract more students, the NSW government will cover 75 percent of TAFE course fees for Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, which should deliver a $5000 saving.
No extension of universal access in the year before schooling, no further funding for state and regulatory authorities and just 2 years of funding for ACECQA and no development of workforce strategy for those wanting to pursue early childhood qualifications.
When working as a casual, do you know your rights and entitlements? What are your minimum hours? What are you expected to do as a casual? The following information will help casual employed Educators understand their entitlements and tips on working as a casual.
As an Educator, writing a personal philosophy is a great way for others to read what your values and beliefs are in regards to early childhood education.
When you're looking for a new Educator to join the team, you want someone who is knowledgeable, may have had some experience and is qualified. However, at times you may be suspicious due to the qualification the Educator has received yet the knowledge that they share or the answers to questions just don't match up.
When going for a job interview the most nerve wrecking part of it, is answering those questions that may be asked. As an Educator, you will need to be familiar with a variety of topics from knowing about the approved frameworks (EYLF, MTOP etc.), to understanding how to handle scenario type questions. Each service brings different types of interview questions that may be asked. Here is a collection of interview questions that you can prepare for.
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