Early childhood education and care worker role, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:603021
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015
Definition:A code set representing the main role of the early childhood education and care worker.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
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:

CODE 1 Principal/director/coordinator/teacher in charge

A person with overall responsibility for managing the service.

CODE 2 Group leader/teacher

qualified early childhood teacher 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.

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:Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Early childhood education and care worker role, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020

Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020