Early Childhood Teacher

Explore & Develop Castlereagh Street, Sydney
Early Childhood Teacher
Explore & Develop Castlereagh Street, Sydney is excited to announce that we are looking for
dedicated and innovative Early Childhood Teachers for our brand new 77 place Early
Childhood Education and Care Service. This service will be dynamic, modern, highly
resourced and very committed to providing high quality education and care for all children
and support for their families. We aim to provide an environment where everyone
experiences a sense of belonging. We see relationships as crucial to a sense of belonging
and we aim to develop secure, respectful relationships within our community. The service is
anticipated to open in late May 2015.
As an Early Childhood Teacher (in collaboration with your team) you will be planning and
implementing the educational program, guided by the Early Years Learning Framework,
current approaches, theories and research in early childhood education. The program will
encourage children to become active learners through a play-based curriculum that
encourages thinking, investigating, exploring and problem solving in a social environment.
Essential qualifications for the role will include:
 Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) or an ACECQA Approved teaching
 Current Approved Working With Children Check.
 Current First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Certificate/s (ACECQA Approved)
 Child Protection Training (DEC Approved) is desirable.
The attributes that you need to possess to be successful in this role are:
 Strong understanding of the National Quality Framework which includes government
regulations, the National Quality Standard and the Early Years Learning Framework.
 Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
 Enthusiastic, motivated, professional, flexible and reliable.
 Ability to form and maintain respectful relationships with families and children and
foster a community spirit.
 A passion for developing, planning and implementing an innovative educational
program with a commitment to inclusive early childhood practice and social justice.
 Demonstrated ability to work with a passionate, committed and highly driven team of
educators that creates a positive, supportive and educational environment.
 You must be committed to your professional development (training programs,
workshops, conferences and team networking are provided.
The role will offer the successful candidate:
 A great opportunity to be part of a brand new team of early childhood professionals
building a high quality Education and Care Service where the children are at the
forefront of all decisions.
 Ongoing support from the Management Team and the E&D Support Office who
respects, values and can personally develop their educators and staff upwards and
 A commitment to develop your own professional self and your career through
mentoring, supported attendance to annual professional learning events and
conferences and flexibility in the workplace when you need it.
 The opportunity to help develop a warm, nurturing culture where the children and
their learning come first.
If you are interested in applying for this great career opportunity, please forward a cover
letter and resume to [email protected] . All respondents will be
contacted upon review of the resume.