Early childhood education and care services must ensure staffing and governance and leadership requirements are met as part of their responsibility to provide quality and safe care to children.
Roles and responsibilities
Find out about the roles and responsibilities required within a service to comply with minimum staffing requirements.
Find out about the required educator-to-child ratios for early childhood education and care services.
Qualifications and training
Find out about the approved qualifications required to meet the staffing requirements of early childhood education and care services including first aid, anaphylaxis and asthma management training.
Checking a person’s prohibition status
Find out what to do during initial recruitment and at any stage of employment to ensure staff and volunteers are suitable to provide education and care.
Waivers for staffing
The department is supporting eligible service providers who are having difficulty meeting certain operational requirements.
Find out about developing a resolution-focused and effective complaints management system including policies and procedures that inform continuous quality improvement.