1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Child Care Co-ordinator
      Child Care Centre Director
      Child Care Centre Manager

Directs the activities of a child care centre or service.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • directs and supervises child care workers in providing care and supervision for young children
  • develops and implements programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • provides care for children in before-school, after-school, day and vacation care centres
  • manages physical facilities and ensures all buildings and equipment are maintained
  • ensures the centre is a safe area for all children, staff and visitors
  • maintains records and accounts for the centre
  • complies with government requirements and standards that may effect funding and continued service
  • liaises with parents
  • recruits staff and coordinates professional development
  • develops and implements policies on a broad range of issues

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