Early Childhood Educator - Start 2023 Diploma

We are a privately owned, family run childcare on the lower north shore, for birth to preschool, and have been in service for over 25 years. Situated in a beautiful residential area and surrounded by parks, our centre provides the perfect place to work and share in our commitment to excellence in care and early learning.

Working for us, you will bring your passion for working with children and protecting the innocence and beauty of childhood The Owners work in the office and on the floor to ensure all educators feel supported.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • A passion for providing quality care for children.
  • Enjoy creating fun experiences and engaging with children.
  • Recognised, or working towards Diploma
  • Be enthusiastic, motivated, professional, flexible, and reliable.
  • Capable of strong relationships with educators, external agencies, families and communities.
  • Ability to work in and with a team of diverse and likeminded individuals.


  • Environment - Working in a beautiful indoor/outdoor, natural environment.
  • Culture - We are a family run centre which reflects our welcoming and family feel culture.
  • Teamwork - We are a fun, consistent and stable team!
  • Ongoing professional support and opportunities for further learning and training.
  • High Quality Resources and budget - for both children and staff.
  • Transport - 10 minute walk from Eastwood train station. Onsite parking also available.

Apply now to join our team of dedicated Educators today!

By CELA 3 Feb, 2023

Focus on community connections - Market Day at Milford Lodge

What started as a day to teach the children at Milford Lodge about the three Rs has turned into a thriving community event. Since the first Milford Lodge Market Day in 2009, the Sunshine Coast service has raised more than $30,000 for community causes. We explore how the team at Excellent rated Milford Lodge connects with their community through their annual Market Day.

By CELA 26 Jan, 2023

Four benefits of singing with young children

You don’t need to be Beyonce to include singing as part of your program. Whether you are a confident singer or otherwise, the tunes you sing could be having a much bigger impact on the children than you realise. Warm up your vocal cords as we explore the benefits of singing in an early childhood setting. 

By Deborah Hoger 15 Dec, 2022

What it means to be visibly culturally capable

Deborah Hoger explores what it means to be visibly culturally capable to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, and why a parent should not have to dig too deeply to find out how an early education and care service is incorporating First Nations culture respectfully.  

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