Early Childhood Assistant – SDN Surry Hills

Early Childhood Assistant

SDN Surry Hills


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time Early Childhood Assistant within our Early Childhood Education & Care centre in Surry Hills.


The role

In this role you will bring your passion for working with children to our supportive team to provide quality education and care services. You will work with a team of dedicated educators to create a stimulating, positive and inclusive environment that reflects the Early Years Learning Framework whilst maintaining the elements of the National Quality Standards (NQS). You will assist in the observation and evaluation of children’s development to support their learning outcomes. You will also engage with families and the community. 


The centre

SDN Surry Hills opened in 1918 to provide child care and education for children. The centre caters for 60 children between the ages of birth and five years old. SDN Surry Hills has been a special part of the Surry Hills community since it opened its doors. This child care centre is a meeting place for both families and children, and holds a unique place in the history of this colourful Inner City suburb.


About you

You will have:

  • Certificate III in Children’s Services
  • A Working with Children Check clearance number (or be willingness to obtain)
  • Knowledge of the National Quality Standards
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Excellent relationship building skills


Our culture

SDN’s values and philosophy are at the heart of everything we do. If you share our values and believe that through working together we can make the world a better and more equitable place then we want to hear from you!  


Next steps

For further information, please contact Amy Fossett; Recruitment Advisor on (02) 9213 2414.  Applications must address the selection criteria and should be received by close of business, Tuesday 6th August 2013.


Close Date: 6 August 2013


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