Early Childhood Educator – SDN Gumnut

Early Childhood Educator

SDN, Gumnut


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


This role is on a fixed term contract until 15th July 2014. 


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 and assistants 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 be responsible for observations, programming and for the evaluation of children’s development to ultimately support their learning outcomes. You will also engage with families and the community. 


The centre


Gumnut House had been operating in Lithgow for over 28 years. SDN took over management for Gumnut House in October 2012 when the centre officially became SDN Gumnut. SDN Gumnut offers long day care, preschool and occasional care.


About you


You will have:

  • A Diploma of Children’s Services (Centre Based Care)
  • A certified supervisor number
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Demonstrated ability to actively promote children’s confidence and creativity through your individual skills or learnings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Initiative and the capacity to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience in a similar role
  • A Working with Children Check clearance number (or willingness to obtain)


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 13 August 2013.


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Please mention “TES AUSTRALIA” when applying for this role.


Closing date: 13/08/2013


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