Job Openings Assistant Early Childhood Educator

About the job Assistant Early Childhood Educator

We are seeking Early Childhood Educators to join an early learning service located on 8 acres of farmland.

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 on-site each day
  • On-site maintenance person
  • Large outdoor natural spaces to explore with children
  • 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

About the role

Our client operates a stunning early-year learning service for 130 children across 8 acres of beautiful 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 through 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. The 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

We require a person who is interested in a career in early childhood and wants to make a difference in the education of young children. The person we seek must be passionate, hardworking and enthusiastic.

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)
  • 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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