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Kurri Kurri Childrens Services Educator (Certificate 3) - 37.5 hours per week

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Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Early Learning Services

  • Certificate 3 Qualified Educator
  • Location: – 37.5 hours per week
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available

About Us

Mission Australia has a proud history in Early Learning and in September our journey will continue to develop as we transition into being owned and managed by Goodstart Early Learning Centres.

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of Early Learning and Care. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, Goodstart exists purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Goodstart operate 644 early learning centres in all states and territories of Australia, caring for 70,900 children from 59,500 families and employing 14,900 people. Goodstart offers its educators support, extensive resources, training and regular professional development opportunities to allow their careers to grow.

About You

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Certificate 3 Qualified Childcare Worker to join our team at our Kurri Kurri Early Learning Child Care Centre. In this role, you will work as part of a team to provide quality early education and care for children whilst also providing holistic care for children and their families. 

Your Opportunity

  • Child Support – actively engage and develop a nurturing environment for all children
  • Family Support - build strong relationships with parents to ensure open communication
  • Program Support – contribute to play based learning and education program for children
  • Team Support – pro-actively participate in all activities and communications with wider team
  • Child Protection – identify, respond and document any child protection risks as required

Requirements for Success

  • Proven experience in a similar role in a child care centre
  • Certificate 3 Qualified in Children's Services
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Demonstrated ability to remain vigilant in ensuring the care of all children is maintained
  • Commitment to ensuring centre is compliant as per Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • A genuine passion and drive in providing children with the best possible start in life
  • A strong alignment to Mission Australia's purpose and values

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children Check or apply if you do not already hold one. 

 Benefits

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Above Award Rates
  • Paid Parental Leave provisions 
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Ongoing Support for training and professional development

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

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