Job Description

ECT, Diploma & Cert III Educators | ECE | Randwick Area

Date Posted: January 03, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

ECT, Diploma & Cert III Educators | ECE | Randwick Area

Budyeri Kamaru! – Hello (Gadigal)

This Service is located on land that was once inhabited by the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation. Aboriginal history is all around us and is crucial to the culture and history of Australia. We encourage all professionals in the Sector to spend time reflecting and empowering themselves with knowledge around the Indigenous culture of where they live and work. To learn more about these traditional custodians of the land, click here:

If you are looking to be part of a supportive and fast-growing organisation, with the motto: Live, Love Learn, then you are in luck! Due to growth, we are looking for qualified ECE educators who are Early Childhood Teachers (ECT’s) or possess a Diploma or a Certificate III to be part of the team at a much-loved Long Day Care Service in the Randwick area. This organisation will provide you with opportunities for professional development and to level up your career with a lot of support.
As an ECE professional, you will need to be capable working in a team, family oriented and possess a qualification in Early Childhood Education or are working towards one. We have a few positions available, so please don’t hesitate to apply and reach out to our friendly team if you have any questions!
‘Children are not things to be moulded, but are people to be unfolded.’
- Jess Lair

More about these amazing roles:
  • Looking for a ECT, Diploma and Certificate III Educators at all levels to join this service in a phase of growth.
  • Permanent full-time, either 10 hours for 4 days per week, or 8 hours for 5 days per week.
  • Part-time and flexibility are considered for the right candidates.
  • Close to public transport and staff parking available on site.
  • Very supportive team and organisation.
  • Above Award Pay.
  • Mentor for professional development.
  • Educational Leader of the service is off the floor, to help provide more guidance and support to all at the service.
More about this incredible Service:
  • Supportive management and small service provider.
  • Low staff turnover within the service and organisation.
  • Licenced for just over 150 children – sounds big, but the service is well equipped with two levels and well-spaced out.
  • 2 levels –
    • o Downstairs: Babies and Toddlers – open and bright space with home-like rooms, bi-fold doors that open to an outdoor learning environment with a veggie garden, permanent water play stream, mud kitchen, play equipment, rabbits, and guinea pigs.
    • o Upstairs: Pre-School – open kitchen, climbing wall, chickens and a parrot, large veggie patch, cycle path, home like rooms and a classroom for the transition to school program, abundant resources.
  • Great team already in place with a Director, Assistant Director, Educational Leader, Room Leaders and more.
  • Service has an emphasise on play-based, outdoor learning and natural environments.
  • Unique purpose-built spaces with a variety of outdoor and indoor activities available.
  • Chef who cooks vibrant and natural meals available for children and staff, with children encouraged to participate in cooking.
  • The organisation is small and focused on professional development and levelling up their staff.
  • Very supportive team and organisation, as educators are cared for and valued for.
  • Great initiatives in place such as a beach kinder program, lots of pets within the service that the children help to care for, and so much more.
  • Strong connections with the community, as the Service participates in a lot of community involvement.
  • Service utilises Kids soft for CCMS.
  • The team at this Service is strong and tight knit.
  • Enjoy your work, as each day brings something new!
Let’s get to know more about you:
  • You hold a Diploma, Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or are an ECT, or are working towards a qualification.
  • You have a teamwork approach and are caring, nurturing, good communicator, with a positive attitude and are fun, family orientated and ideally looking for a longevity in a service (for that consistent quality of care to be provided to the children and relationship building).
  • You are caring, nurturing, a good communicator, and have a positive attitude.
  • You are family oriented.
  • Must be able to facilitate an inclusive program that is tailored to the needs of the children and community.
  • Be insightful to the needs of the community, and the families.
  • You possess thorough knowledge and understanding of the EYLF.
  • You possess high emotional intelligence and communication skills that allow you to communicate with different stakeholders, families, children, and community members.
  • You are a positive role model for children and other staff members.
  • Possesses current ‘HLTAID004 or HLTAID012- Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting’ Certificate (or willingness to obtain).
  • Possesses current ‘CHCPRT001- Identify and respond to children and young people at risk’ training (or willingness to obtain).
  • Recent Criminal History Check (within the last 6 months).
  • Valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check.
COVID-19 Vaccination:
It is a requirement in NSW that any ECEC (and OSHC) staff across the state must receive two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination by 8 November 2021.
By applying, you understand this requirement and will be vaccinated / can show evidence that you will be fully vaccinated by the required date.
Child Safety:
Looking for an individual that understands, adheres and promotes The National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. In your position, you will help to create a culture, adopt strategies and take action to promote child wellbeing and prevent harm to children and young people.
Do you want to know more?
Feel free to get in touch with our friendly team (who are former Educators and Coordinators ourselves) if you would like to know more, ask a question, or just to chat at
Does this sound like the perfect role for you?
We would love it if you would submit your resume outlining your experience, and a cover letter highlighting how you would be the perfect person for this position.
When writing your cover letter, don’t forget to personalise it! Think about including:
  • A brief professional history of you.
  • Your philosophy- or your ‘why’.
  • How you meet the position criteria- make sure you include examples from previous roles.
We are here to help with any resume or application advice – please don’t hesitate to ask.
Yanu! – Goodbye (Gadigal)

Firefly HR- a small boutique organisation of professional and passionate educators and individuals who are driven to instil positive change in the OSHC and ECE sectors.

  • Due to growth & demand we are looking for ECT, Diploma & Cert III Educators.
  • Above Award Pay | Flexible positions | Perm or Full Time | 8 or 10 hr days, etc.
  • Parking on site or next to public transport | Small & supportive employer.