Type of service work code N
Value Domain Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
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A code set representing the type of service work performed.
Collection and usage attributes
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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.
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Has been superseded by Type of early childhood education and care work performed code N
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