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Early Childhood Educator

Forestville NSW 2087, Sydney, NSW

Full time position, paying above award rate based at Forestville. We have not for profit salary packaging and a sign on bonus.

  • Above award rate + Salary Packaging available + Leave loading + Sign on bonus
  • Opportunities for career growth and ongoing learning and development
  • Friendly and supportive management and team

About the role 
The Forestville Early Learning Centre (ELC) is a purpose-built 60 place preschool, we provide a range of learning experiences for children aged between 3 and 5 years. The centre offers term time preschool from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm and a dedicated After School Care service for the preschool children. This role would encompass working within the preschool program commencing 10.00 am and then support up to 20 preschool children for an After School Care Programme from 3.30 – 6pm within the ELC.
In the future a Vacation Care Program may be established offering variable staffing hours. This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Working with an ECT in the planning, implementing, documenting, evaluating, and delivering of a preschool program for 3 – 5-year-old children.
  • Being responsible for the After School Care program for the preschoolers, with further staffing support.
  • Developing a positive and supportive relationship with children.
  • Helping to maintain a safe, engaging, and compliant environment.
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with families.   

The successful candidate will have:

  • Diploma Qualifications in Early Childhood Education (or 50% working towards).
  • Current and valid Working with Children Check clearance.
  • Have completed CHCPRT025 or previous - Identify & Respond to Children and Young People at Risk.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Current Asthma and Anaphylaxis.
  • Knowledge of the Education and Care National regulations and National Quality Framework.  

Culture and Benefits 
We know that changing roles is a big decision – so here is what we can offer you:

  • Salary packaging – also known as salary sacrifice - means allocating a portion of your salary to pay certain expenses before income tax is calculated. So, on pay day you pay less income tax and have more money for the things that matter.
  • A sign on bonus of $1,000 (conditions apply $250 on commencement and $750 at the end of probation) 
  • Access to training and learning opportunities. 
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as 
  • An additional paid leave day (CatholicCare Day) to be taken at the end of the year.  

About us  
At CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay we make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. Our services include NDIS disability services, foster care and out of home care supports, services for seniors, children’s services and a range of Community Services supports. 
We are also a child-safe and child-friendly organisation. 
We are a safe, respectful, and inclusive employer. We welcome all applicants, regardless of their cultural background, gender, faith, or disability. Our organisation will accommodate any reasonable requests to support you to thrive during the recruitment process and beyond. 
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Job Summary

Position Type

Full time


$30.00 - $35.00 / hour


4 weeks ago

Company Info

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay