Explore & Develop Artarmon is seeking a passionate and committed educator to join our Explore & Develop family, working with our 4-5 year old’s. This role is a co-room leader role, working alongside a passionate Early Childhood Teacher with a wealth of experience.

Explore & Develop is a group of privately owned early childhood services – offering employees the benefits of working directly for an owner/operator, while having access to support, training and collaboration with the broader group.

E&D Artarmon is owned and operated by two local early childhood professionals. We pride ourselves in mentoring, supporting and developing our educators, providing ongoing support, professional development opportunities, career progression and a valuable and rewarding long-term career.

Our centre is rated Exceeding and is highly reputable in the local area, and we have a number of amazing educators who have been working with us for over a decade – proof that we invest in our people.

In a recent employee survey, our people named the best things about working with us as:

  • “Teams are like family.”
  • “Supportive workplace culture, where people feel valued.”
  • “Meaningful work with positive outcomes for children and families.”

Why choose us?

  • Guidance and support from our Owner/Operators, Nominated Supervisor/Educational Leader who have extensive experience in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector.
  • We have a strong committed team who are welcoming, supportive and dedicated to the Early Childhood profession with opportunities for development and career advancement.
  • Highly qualified and over the years have developed a thoughtfully balanced team.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • We have a strong play-based learning philosophy.
  • Curriculum development cover and support on-site.
  • We strive to embed a strong partnership approach to collaborating amongst the wider team.
  • Our service values its partnerships with the wider community – local library, NSW Aboriginal Land Council and local schools.
  • Close public transport (St Leonards Train Station and buses) + staff parking available.
  • Close to a variety of amenities and cafes


  • Diploma or Bachelor of Early Childhood education (ACECQA Approved qualification)
  • Hold a current, cleared Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid & CPR Qualification
  • Have a good understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)

Employee extras:

  • Free access to unlimited professional development through ECA
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A wellbeing program that provides external mental health support and counselling
  • 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)
  • Employee mentoring program
  • Professional development assistance

If you are looking for a supportive, encouraging and positive team environment in a wonderfully established and exceeding rated centre, please send a copy of your CV to our Assistant Director Lily Kean at:

We look forward to hearing from you!