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Education and Childcare sector

Choose your future and select your career role 

Consider the many different roles available to you within Education and Childcare. There is a broad spectrum of people you can work with, from young children as a Playgroup Supervisor, through to school level as Teacher Aides and even working with adults as a Corporate Trainer.

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education worker
  • Education Assistant
  • Education Assistant (special needs)
  • Education Support Officer
  • Education Support Worker
  • Home Tutor
  • Homeland Teaching Assistant
  • Language Worker
  • Literacy Worker
  • School Learning Support Officer
  • Support Worker (working with children with disabilities)
  • Teacher Aide
  • Teaching Assistant

  • Children's Advisor
  • Children's Service Director
  • Children's Service Manager
  • Group/Team Coordinator (Children's Services)
  • Group/Team Leader (Children's Services)
  • OOSH Coordinator (In states where the qualification is recognised as appropriate)