ARTARMON – DIPLOMA EDUCATOR, Full-time

Why Choose Us:

  • We are one big family – We have a strong committed team who are welcoming, supportive and dedicated to the Early Childhood Industry and to the lives of children and their families.
  • We have high staff retention and a team who are experienced, highly qualified and over the years have developed a thoughtfully balanced team.
  • We have a strong play-based learning philosophy where children are viewed as unique, competent and resourceful learners.
  • Our environments have been thoughtfully designed to offer smaller, more intimate indoor learning spaces which support our educational team to provide more individualised and meaningful interactions with each child.
  • We offer both open & covered spaces and love to play in the rain and mud. We have an Outdoor Teacher who fosters a love for gardening, caring for the environment, risky play and active play.
  • Our homely kitchen is the ‘heart’ of our service. The aroma of fresh, homemade meals travels around the centre and creates a welcoming, homely feel to our environment.
  • We strive to embed a strong partnership approach to collaborating amongst the wider team. Our management team are always available to support, mentor and offer guidance to the team.
  • We offer a professional environment for educators to collaborate and grow in their skillset. We work closely with various industry mentors and consultants to provide our team with progressive professional development opportunities.
  • Our service values its partnerships with the wider community and has to date established a number of regular walking excursion groups to allow us to go beyond the gates and share in community projects and events.

Qualifications:

  • Hold or be studying towards a Diploma in Children’s Services as recognised by ACECQA (an experienced Cert III educator would be considered).
  • Hold a current, cleared Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Qualification (HLTAID004) specific for early childhood settings
  • Have a strong understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Be proficient in the documentation of children’s learning and development and be able to collaborate with the wider team to design & implement engaging, age-appropriate experiences and spaces for the children.

What we offer:

  • All employees are offered our Access EAP contacts should they need to access counselling. for personal or work-related concerns.
  • Parking available onsite
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and access to the Explore & Develop Annual Conference featuring National and International Speakers
  • Uniforms provided
  • Social Events
  • Staff retention bonus and packages (5 and 10-year celebrations)