Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

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Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by twinmom » Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:03 pm

Hi, I have just finished my Diploma in Childcare Services and would like to study now to become a Kinder Teacher. Is this the same as the batchelors degree ? any recommendations on where to do this in Queensland. Thanks


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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by Lorina » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:44 pm

Yes, to become a Kindy teacher you will need to complete a bachelor degree to qualify as an Early Childhood Teacher. There is a course called "Bachelor Of Early Childhood". Some uni's are offering this from 0-5 years and a few are offering this from 0-12 years. The difference is if you are only wanting to work with children up to 5 years old then this degree only takes 2 years, in the future if you want to work in primary school then you can do so if you complete the qualification 0-12 years although it takes 4 years. With a Diploma qualification you get 1 year off study (but this depends on the uni- so please check). Next step is to find whether you want to do this online or face to face so you can figure out where to study...

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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by twinmom » Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:10 am

Thanks for your reply, Lorina. will go and check out the possibilities for online courses.

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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by sunnyzhang » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:04 pm

Good afternoon miss Lorina

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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by sunnyzhang » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:18 pm

Dear miss Lorina
I am working in childcare center now, I am so interesting in the bachelor of education (0-5),but I don’t know if I get the bachelor of education (0-5), can I as an ECT in childcare center? I am in QLD, should I have to register as a teacher? Or should I have to have a literacy and numeracy test? I am already google some acecqa policy but still confusing! Thank you so much to help me! Thanks again
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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by Lorina » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:14 pm

Hi Cg!

If you're interested in completing a bachelor degree then you should go for it! You can get a position as an ECT in a service. ECT's typically run the preschool/pre kindy program. When you have completed your degree you will need to register as a teacher.

Let me know if you have any further questions!

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Re: Becoming A Kindy Teacher In QLD

Post by Lorina » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:23 pm

Here is some information regarding the Literacy and Numeracy Test:

Literacy and Numeracy Test

Hope this helps!

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