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Early childhood education and care worker role, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441577
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe main role of the early childhood education and care worker

Representational attributes

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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
1Principal/director/coordinator/teacher-in-charge
2Group leader/teacher
3Assistant/aide
4Other contact worker
5Non contact worker

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1 Principal/director/coordinator/teacher in charge

A person with overall responsibility for managing the service.


CODE 2 Group leader/teacher

A degree qualified teacher or educator responsible for a group of young children.


CODE 3 Assistant/aide

An early childhood worker who helps a more senior and more qualified early childhood teacher or educator.


CODE 4 Other contact worker

Includes people who provide child care or additional educational or supplementary services for children, such as a child care worker, dance teacher, music therapist, disability support worker, librarian or speech therapist.


CODE 5 Non contact worker

A worker who has no direct contact with children and primarily contributes to the running of the service or provides support services.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Early childhood education and care worker role, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Supersedes Early childhood education and care worker role, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Standard 21/05/2010

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

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