Our educators are an integral part of the DSCC team. Parents are encouraged to take the time to talk with the staff during drop-off and pick-up times. The centre employs a range of full-time, part-time, floating and relief educator, led by a director , assistant educator and administration officer.
All rooms are staffed in accordance with the Education and Care Services Regulations 2011. All staff are required to satisfy a current Working With Children Check, and to hold first-aid qualifications.
Dawson Street Children’s Co-operative employs Kindergarten teachers, Diploma and Certificate 3 educators. All educators also participate in ongoing professional development. All educators are allocated a position at the centre and you and your child will be introduced during indication to the educators in your child’s room. The centre also employs a part-time cook to provide well-balanced and nutritious meals and snacks for the children.
Relief staff are used to cover annual leave, rostered days off and sick leave. At all times the centre aims to maintain and use a pool of regular relief staff to ensure as much continuity as possible for the children.