Educator

EDUCATORS - FULL & PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

About the Role: Bourke & District Children’s Services operates Childcare, Preschool and Mobile playgroup and are currently recruiting for educators, this is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team. 

The purpose of this role is to assist with the implementation of daily routines, maintain ongoing records of children’s development, form positive and nurturing relationships with children, ensuring the environment is safe, supportive, stimulating and educational, developing and foster curiosity, exploration and problem solving and ensuring each child has a sense of belonging

​We offer:

  • Above award wages
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Subsidised Childcare – 95% GAP FEE SUBSIDY
  • Fun work environment
  • Professional Development opportunities


​Essential Criteria

  • ​Have clearance to work with children, as verified through a current Working With Children Check.
  • Criminal record check or consent to a criminal record check prior to commencing employment
  • Be an Australian Resident or equivalent or holder of a visa allowing permanent employment in Australia​
  • Currently hold or commitment to enrol in a Certificate III or Diploma in Children’s Services
  • Committed to the highest standard of education & care
  • Organisational Skills
  • Reliable & Punctual

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Hold a current class C, P1 or P2 drivers licence or be eligible to obtain
  • Computer/iPad Knowledge 
  • Experience in Children’s Services

To Apply

To obtain a copy of the selection criteria and position description email: ssajid@bdcs.org.au

Or call Sadia, Administration Manager on 0499 214 984 for a confidential discussion.

Please put your application in writing to Bourke & District Children’s Services.

Address the selection criteria, include your Resume along with 2 current referees contact details.




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