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Education and Care Services National Regulations
Current version for 31 December 2019 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 12:45)
373 Early childhood teachers—pre-kindergarten programme or kindergarten programme provided by a school
(1) This regulation applies in place of regulations 130 to 134 in relation to a pre-kindergarten programme or kindergarten programme provided by a school.(2) One early childhood teacher is required for every 30 children being educated and cared for by the programme.(3) Despite subregulation (2), the requirement for an early childhood teacher may be 1 early childhood teacher to a maximum of 33 children—(a) in exceptional circumstances; or(b) for a period not exceeding one year.(4) An early childhood teacher, or a suitably qualified person if regulation 133 or 134 would otherwise apply, must be in attendance at all times that children are being educated and cared for by the programme.