Early Childhood Educator Diploma

Come join our team of child care educators and get excellent pay, great conditions, and a top place to work.

You’ll also get paid time ‘off the floor’ to program and plan and can even get paid to learn. Our generous study assistance scheme will help you finish your degree or other qualifications, even if you’ve already started.

There’s several positions open right now suiting all levels of experience (click on the web link, which will open in a new window) – from teachers and diploma qualified to Cert III and trainees.

As the biggest (and best!) employer on the Northern Beaches, all our staff have access to ongoing training, subsidised child care, and wellness benefits including paid wellness leave, free entry at our aquatic centres and more.

Our eight children’s centres across the Northern Beaches, care for more than 500 local children aged between 0-6. We employ over 300 full-time, part-time, and casual staff in our centres, with administration teams to support them.

We’re committed to providing quality child care to better support our community and families. Our centres operate under the National Quality Framework and Regulations. Thanks to our well-trained, happy and supported staff, all our centres have been rated as ‘meeting’ or ‘exceeding’ the National Quality Standard. Our Belrose centre was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Excellence rating’ – one of only 50 in Australia.

By Stephanie Seidler 1 Dec, 2022

Overcome celebration apprehension with author Stephanie Seidler

Do you sometimes struggle to know how to talk about holidays and celebrations in a mindful and inclusive manner? 

Stephanie Seidler is a New York based early educator and published author who is passionate about promoting meaningful and inclusive educational experiences for children. She has just published a book called Celebration Babies, aimed at giving early educators a simple way to talk about and share diverse holidays with young children.  

In this Amplify! Article, Stephanie tells us about the inspiration behind her book and how we can embrace all celebrations in an enthusiastic way.  

By CELA 28 Nov, 2022

Regulator spotlight: Important changes for services to be aware of

Education and care services should be aware of two important changes recently made to NSW and Commonwealth Government policies:

  1. The NSW Minister for Education and Early Learning has released a Minister’s Statement of Expectations. It means all education and care services can expect a visit from the regulator at least once each year. 

  1. The Commonwealth Government has changed the rules about inducements—it means iPads and other financial incentives to encourage families to enrol at a service are not permitted from January 2023. 

Read on to find out the detail about these new changes and how they could impact your service.  

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