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Role Responsibilities

  • Managing physical facilities and making sure all buildings and equipment are maintained to ensure the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
  • Developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • Monitoring children’s progress and conferring with parents or guardians
  • Preparing and maintaining records and accounts for a child care centre
  • Recruiting and evaluating staff and coordinating their professional development
  • Directing and supervising child carers in providing care and supervision for young children
  • Establishing and monitoring budgets and determining allocation of funds for staff, supplies, materials, equipment and maintenance
  • Reviewing and interpreting government codes, and developing procedures to meet codes (eg, concerning safety and security)
  • Overseeing and coordinating the provision of care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres

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    Skill level

    Skilled
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