Working At Erina Kindergarten

REQUIRED – FULL & PART-TIME DIPLOMA QUALIFIED EDUCATORS

Erina kindergarten is a large family-owned service at Erina on the Central Coast. Our service is open from 6:30am-6:00pm Monday to Friday and is closed on public holidays and over the Christmas break & New year’s eve period. We are seeking passionate, enthusiastic Diploma Qualified educators who adore working with childcare. Our Centre has beautiful extensive gardens and grounds with yoga huts and large outdoor yards and spaces. Our centre is a vibrant Centre with a team of great educators and teachers with a large team of management who very supportive and offer extensive training opportunities to educators to expand on their existing skills and qualifications.

This is an opportunity to grow and further your career for the right candidate & build a future of early childhood education with a team of passionate childcare experts.

We also offer the right candidate 50% of your child/children’s childcare fees and offer your direct family members a 10% discount on childcare fees whilst you are employed at the service.

Early childhood Educator (Diploma Qualified)

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a leadership role
  • Must have experience in the preparation and implementation of an educational program and activities
  • Must have experience in building professional and positive relationships with the children and families of the service
  • Must have exceptional team building and leadership skills
  • Must have a current working with children’s check
  • Must have experience with meeting the health and safety needs of the children
  • It is recommended to have a current flu shot
  • All educators must be double vaccinated with Covid 19 vaccination by the 8th November 2021 in line with public health directive in childcare
  • Must have a current first aid certificate
  • Must have a current police check
  • Must have experience in working with working with children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have a minimum of three current contactable references
  • Must be proactive within the Centre and learning environment
  • Must have a excellent understanding of the EYLF and NQF
  • Must be enthusiastic and career oriented

Erina kindergarten is seeking passionate, motivated educators who adore working with children and are passionate qualified educators to join our expanding team at Erina kindergarten. You will be working with ages 6 weeks to 6 years. We have a great company culture that is fun, professional and supportive of all team members.

Join a team that supports the individual needs of children and families.

At Erina kindergarten we implement a child safe program that includes;

  • creating a culture of safety
  • Screening, appointing and training staff and volunteers
  • ensuring there are policies, procedures and a code of practice in place
  • integrating risk management practices
  • regularly review child safe standards and practices and
  • ensuring there are emergency and reporting protocols in place.

Erina kindergarten is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment.

For more information please call 0243677285 and/or email your cover letter and resume to info@erinakindergarten.com.au

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the National Quality Framework?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the early years learning framework?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Have you completed a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care?
  • Do you have professional child care experience?

REQUIRED – FULL & PART-TIME CERT III QUALIFIED EDUCATORS

About the business

Erina kindergarten is a large family owned and operated long day care service. Located in a convenient bush setting in the heart of Erina kindergarten has extensive gardens, grounds & state of the art facilities.

Our service is open 6:30am – 6.00pm Monday – Friday. Closed on public holidays & closed over the Christmas & New year’s eve period.

We are seeking passionate Qualified Cert 3 Childcare Educators to work at our facility at Erina. Candidates must be willing to undertake their Diploma in childcare services within 3 months of employment at Erina kindergarten.

You will work with a team of dedicated educators and assistants to create a stimulating, positive and inclusive environment that reflects the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) whilst maintaining the elements of the National Quality standards (NQS).

Requirements for the role;

  • Cert 3 qualified (ACECQA Approved)
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience in working in the childcare sector
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Certificate and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training (12 -24 months current)
  • Current police check (12 months current)
  • A working knowledge of child development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships with children, families and staff
  • Be an advocate for nature play and support sustainable practices
  • Experience with and understanding  of the EYLF/NQS/National Regulations and Assessment and Rating process
  • Solid understanding of the programming and planning cycle
  • Positive, friendly and enthusiastic
  • Have the ability to foster children’s imagination, curiosity and creativity
  • Be available 3-5 days per week with flexible working hours
  • Ability to build respectful relationships with fellow educators, families, children and other professionals
  • Must be Covid 19 vaccinated in line with public health directive.

Why should you apply?

  • Large family owned and operated centre
  • We cover the cost of your diploma
  • Amazing benefits including childcare discounts and much more!
  • Lots of professional development and opportunities
  • Long time employment opportunities with a wonderful team of educators
  • Discounted childcare fees for staffs

To apply;

If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!

 Simply complete your work history & letter of application and submit your resume. You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role. Candidates must be willing to undertake their diploma in childcare services within 3 months of employment as a condition of employment.

We will be conducting screening interviews upon initial contact to discuss the role & each candidates knowledge & experience.

Please supply your resume and cover letter addressed to the Nominated supervisor Melissa English or Kelly Tomkins. For any questions please email info@erinakindergarten.com.au or phone 0243677285.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Do you have a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the early years learning framework?
  • Do you have professional child care experience?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a childcare educator?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?