Early Childhood Educator - Room Leader / Diploma Qualified

Moore Park Gardens Preschool and Long Day Care Centre are looking for a passionate & committed educator to join our team. We have a full-time leadership position in our under threes team for a diploma qualified educator. If you are passionate about providing quality care for children and would like to be part of a close knit community, please contact us for a confidential interview and discussion about the role.


  • Diploma in Children Services or equivalent.
  • Experience working with under three age group
  • First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification
  • Knowledgeable and confident working with the NQF and EYLF
  • Willingness to learn
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate within a team

Please Note, if your Early Childhood Education qualifications are from overseas, please ensure they are recognised through ACECQA to be considered for this position. https://www.acecqa.gov.au/qualifications/nqf-approved.


  • Support and guidance through mentorship
  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Birthday Bonus day - Yes you will get to take your birthday off
  • Above award conditions
  • Additional 2 Personal Leave days (for full time staff/pro rata for part time)
  • Training opportunities to continue their professional development

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Retention bonus


  • Room leader experience would be great but if you are looking to expand your skills and are a new leader, you will have the support of both the Director and Centre Floor Manager to help you learn and master your management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously & as part of a team
  • Innovative, creative and passionate about Early Childhood Education.

Moore Park Gardens is located in the Redfern/Waterloo area, close to shops and public transport. Parking available on site for the drivers. Please send through both a resume and cover letter to be considered. No recruitment agencies. Our website www.mpgchildcare.com

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Read on for a summary of what was discussed. 

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