Job Openings Early Childhood Educators | Cert III and Diploma

About the job Early Childhood Educators | Cert III and Diploma

We are searching for Early Childhood Educators to join a genuinely passionate team in the Erskine Park/St Clair/Orchard Hills area.

Benefits include:

  • Opportunity to earn above award salary (post probationary period)
  • A nurturing and genuinely friendly team environment
  • Enjoy small group sizes of 12-15 children
  • Professional cleaners come each day so you can spend more quality time with children
  • On-site maintenance person
  • Large outdoor natural spaces
  • There is an abundance of learning resources and creative spaces to explore
  • A supportive and accessible leadership team
  • Plenty of paid professional development opportunities
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Go to work every day on a luscious farm!

About the role

Our client operates a stunning early-year learning service for 130 children across 8.5 acres of farmland.

On-site, you will find various animals (cow, sheep, alpaca, pig, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks, turkeys and a pony). The children can explore the open farm spaces by going on tractor/ trailer rides or walking throughout the property to engage with the animals and vegetation. There is a full-time gardener to engage with each week and a vegetable garden that needs careful watering and nurturing!

This purpose-built centre has abundant outdoor play areas with two separate age-appropriate natural play spaces. Our outdoor environments promote children's exploration of their senses and encourage them to interact with the environment as a natural part of their education. An ECT leads each room, and the numbers are group sizes kept to 12-15. Each year, Educators can choose what age groups to work with!

About you

Our ideal candidate must have a passion for delivering excellence in education, confidently form respectful relationships with children and families and work positively in a diverse team environment. We will respect, support, and mentor you to become your best self in return.

Requirements include

  • Completed a Cert III or Diploma in Child Services
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Current Working With Children'sChildren's Check (employee)
  • Child Protection Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Food Safety Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Experience in a similar environment of at least 12 months
  • Flexibility to work within the operational hours of an education and care service on a rotating roster (7am-6pm)
  • Sound understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the National Quality Standards (NQS)

Apply today to secure your place on the team!

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