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Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRole of early childhood education and care worker
METeOR identifier:Help on this term441583
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013
Definition:Help on this term

The main role undertaken by an early childhood education and care worker, as represented by a code

 

Data Element Concept:Person—role of early childhood education and care worker

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

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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)

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis item is only applicable to paid workers in early childhood education and care services.
Collection methods:Help on this term

Should be reported for the main role performed by a person during the reference period, regardless of whether this is different to their usual role.

‘Main’ is defined as the role that the person spends the majority of time performing during the reference period.

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 Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Supersedes Person—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Early childhood education and care worker cluster Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

DSS specific attributes +

Early childhood education and care worker cluster Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

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