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Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of work activity
METeOR identifier:Help on this term396951
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
Definition:Help on this term

The type of work performed by a person in the course of their employment in early childhood education and care, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—type of work activity

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Primary contact
2Other contact
3Management/administration only
4Other work
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1 Primary contact

A ‘primary contact worker’ mainly has direct contact with children.  This may include but is not limited to teachers, teachers’ assistants/aides, specialist teachers and therapists.

CODE 2 Other contact

An ‘other contact worker’ has some duties involving direct contact with children, but deals mainly with staffing or management issues such as supervising staff and handling queries from parents.  This may include but is not limited to principals, deputy principals, centre managers and coordinators.

CODE 3 Management/administration only

A staff member who mainly performed management or administration work that contributed to the running of the preschool/kindergarten service and had no direct contact with children.  Work may include clerical or receptionist duties, filing, keeping financial records, staffing and management issues.

CODE 4 Other work

Any worker who provides support services such as cooking, cleaning or gardening.  This may include drivers, cooks, cleaners and maintenance staff.

 

 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person (employed)—type of children's service work performed, code N Community Services, Superseded 21/05/2010

Has been superseded by Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

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