Children play with their female childcare worker

Child Care Worker

Child Care Workers provide care and supervision for children in programs, such as long day care and occasional care, in childcare centres, hospitals and educational centres.

Overview

Child Care Workers provide care and supervision for children in programs, such as long day care and occasional care, in childcare centres, hospitals and educational centres.

Day-to-day

  • assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • prepares and conducts activities for children
  • entertains children by reading and playing games
  • supervises children in recreational activities
  • supervises the daily routine of children
  • supervises the hygiene of children.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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