About the opportunity:

As an Educator you will respond to children’s strengths, interests and needs by assisting in implementing and providing a diverse, stimulating and inclusive program.

You will be responsible for engaging children in meaningful learning opportunities and be reliable and confident in your abilities.

This position is based at our 40 place before and after school care service on the beautiful grounds of St Therese Catholic Primary School in Lakemba.

About you:

  • Genuine passion for childcare
  • Nurturing approach
  • Caring, supporting and proactive attitude

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Ensuring all children are ‘actively’ supervised at all times
  • Assist in implementing and providing a diverse and stimulating program that matches the developmental needs of the children
  • Ensuring safe food handling and hygiene practices are upheld at all times
  • Developing and fostering positive relationships with parents, caregivers, children and other key stakeholders
  • Assist in establishing daily routines and create appropriate rules and boundaries for children to encourage positive behaviour
  • Encourage and maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness of program premises and facilities .

About You:

To be successful you will have:

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Hold a NSW Working with children check
  • Hold certificate of training in child protection
  • Qualifications in Child Education and Care, will be looked upon favourably
  • First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management (HTAID004), or be willing to obtain
  • Consistent availability across all shifts, Monday to Friday

About Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services:

Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services (SCECS) is a not-for-profit service catering for children and families from our Catholic schools and local community. SCECS currently operates Outside School Hours Care and Early Childhood services at several Catholic schools and Parishes within the Sydney Archdiocese.

Ready to make a difference?

Submit your application to this link with:

Closing date: 13 August 2020

SCECS reserves the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date listed. Applications will be reviewed as submitted.

Working with Children Clearance:

This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.

If you have any queries regarding the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

To know more about future opportunities please visit https://scecs.nsw.edu.au/join-our-team/

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.  All applicants require current and valid working rights for Australia.