Early Childhood Educator

We are seeking to employ a Cert 3 and Diploma Early Childhood Educator for our Community-Based Early Education Centre, located in Randwick.

We have been part of the Randwick community since May, 1980 and are well-established child care centre with Licensing for 26 children aged 0 to 6 years.

If you would like to work as part of an experienced, supportive team this could be the job for you.

The salary is award-based which could be negotiable for the right person, basing on their experience.

As an educator you will be able to do as follows:

  • Collaborate and be a good team player to deliver a high-quality education program for children 0-5 years
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements and follow policies and procedures, including having a good understanding of child protection guidelines and child safe standards
  • Have good communication skills that support building relationships with children, families, and team members.
  • Advocate for the rights of children to support inclusive practices and their voice
  • Ability to be a team member and assist our environment to be warm and encouraging for all children.

The ideal applicant will be a dedicated professional, who is enthusiastic, passionate and reliable, willing to learn and grow in a well-supported environment. You must have the following:

  • Certificate 3 or Diploma Qualification in Early Childhood Education REQUIRED
  • Previous experience in working with children in a childcare setting in Australia with experience in observation, programming and planning to meet the individual needs of our children.
  • The ability to have an understanding of health and safety issues and Children's Services Regulations.
  • A NSW working with children check will be required.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Child Protection Qualification
  • Working Rights in Australia that can work permanently/student/working holiday as long as your qualification is Australian qualified.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual,


Pay: $21.47 – $29.00 per hour

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