Explore & Develop Freshwater team is looking for an Early Childhood Teacher / Educator

We hold exceptional ratios within each room daily, to ensure the highest quality curriculums, supporting our educational team in nurturing meaningful relationships with the children of our service.

The successful applicant will share views around children as capable and competent learners and strive to design and implement high-quality educational programs and experiences for children alongside their Co-Educators.

In return for your commitment and dedication, you will enjoy working as part of a passionate, committed, supportive and highly driven team of Educators, known for the delivery of high-quality education and care for children. You will also enjoy ongoing opportunities for professional development alongside your peers, the wider Explore & Develop group and the early childhood sector. You will be supported by a skilled and experienced management team every step of the way.

Our Management Team, consisting of our AP, NS, 0-2’s EL & 3-5’s EL, HR Manager, who work collaboratively with Room Leads and Educators; all of whom are skilled and experienced early childhood Educators who drive high-quality pedagogy and practice and strong community connections.


What you'll need to succeed

  • A hard-working, and professional being who is seeking to gain skills and qualifications within the early childhood sector.
  • Early Childhood Teacher or Diploma Qualified Educator (ACECQA approved)
  • Nursery / Infant Room Lead Experience
  • Current, approved Working with Children Check.
  • Current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate/s (ACECQA approved)
  • Child Protection Qualification
  • Passionate about the early years, with a keen interest in educating and caring for children of the 0-3 year age group
  • The ability to work collaboratively with other Educators. Strong communication skills and the ability to work with others.
  • Commitment to inclusive early childhood practice and social justice
  • Ability to form and maintain mature, professional relationships with families, children and other Educators.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, professional, organised, flexible, and reliable
  • Understanding of the National Quality Framework (Early Years Learning Framework, National Regulations & Law, National Quality Standard)


What you'll get in return

  • A supportive and likeminded Leadership & Educational Team
  • Above Award Wages
  • Beautiful resources and learning environments
  • Exceeding Educator to child ratios across all learning environments daily
  • Ability to connect and create strong community partnerships
  • All employees are offered our Access EAP contacts, should they need to access confidential counselling, for personal or work-related concerns.
  • As we are part of the Harbord Diggers Precinct at Freshwater, our team have the opportunity to access discounted fitness and aquatic memberships, café discounts and a great community environment to explore.
  • Parking available onsite
  • Flexible working arrangements and discounted fees for working parents
  • Lunch provided daily for all team members with the children
  • Professional development opportunities and access to the Explore & Develop Annual Conference featuring national and international speakers.