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Room Assistant Courses

A Room Assistant looks after babies and young children at a childcare centre or early learning facility. You’ll supervise children and assist with daily routines such as eating and toileting. Room Assistants provide help with educational activities and other parts of a regular program. You’ll liaise with families and provide information on their child’s day.

Room Assistants should enjoy working with children and have excellent interpersonal skills. It’s important you can work as part of a team and follow correct procedures. Room Assistants should have good communication skills and be able to work with young children, colleagues and families. You’ll need to be patient and understanding in this role.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Room Assistant earn?

In Australia, a full time Room Assistant generally earns $1,050 per week ($54,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Room Assistant?

The number of people working in this field is expected to grow moderately in coming years. There are currently 136,100 people employed in this industry in Australia and many of them specialise as a Room Assistant. Room Assistants may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Room Assistant?

A Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Room Assistant. This course will give you the skills to provide education and care for young children in a range of settings. You’ll learn to design appropriate curriculums and work in partnership with families.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within early childhood education. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.