Casual Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)

Casual Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)

Hurstville City Council | hurstville, NSW, AU

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About our Council:

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more livable.

About our Early Learning Services:

Georges River Council owns and operates six early learning services across our LGA located at Beverley Hills, Carss Park, Oatley West, South Hurstville, Kogarah and Penshurst. Council’s early learning services educate and care for approximately 400 children with enrolments continuing to grow. We have a team who have been recognised for excellence in Environmental Programming and we are proud of our Reconciliation Action Plan which is developed in consultation with Aboriginal staff and community members.

Our educators take pride in their profession. We adhere to the guidelines, practices and regulations surrounding the National Quality Standards (NQS) and regularly review Quality Improvement Plans. Our services strive for excellence with some of our Centres receiving an overall exceeding rating by ACECQA. Our staff appreciate that we are a culturally diverse, united, supportive and social team that value and aim to create a positive, inclusive, motivated and collaborative workplace culture.

About the Opportunity:

  • Casual positions across Council's Georges River Early Learning Services
  • Be part of a team that takes pride in their Early Childhood Education profession
  • Work for a service that consistently strives for excellence
  • A fantastic opportunity for passionate educators that are seeking flexibility and a competitive salary
  • Please note that previous applicants need not apply again
  • We are seeking individuals who genuinely go above and beyond in their role as a quality educators and carers to young children. We are looking for someone who will provide a friendly, secure and stimulating learning environment for all children attending the service, and to assist in the planning and implementation of programmes which meet the developmental, cultural and special needs of children in care. This position will also provide support to ensure regular communication with parents of children in care.

    Key Skills:

  • Previous experience working with children 0-5 years of age, preferably in a centre based setting.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, and to provide role-modelling as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of NSW Children’s Services Regulations, and QIAS.
  • Demonstrated report writing and documentation skills in maintaining developmental and daily program records.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with staff, volunteers and families from diverse cultural backgrounds and with families with additional needs.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate

    If you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application. Due to the high number of applications received please note previous applicants need not apply.