Child Care Educator | KU Killarney Heights Preschool - Thurs...

Job no: 510221
Work type: Permanent - Part Time
Location: Sydney - Ryde & Macquarie Park
Categories: Certificate III Educator
  • Permanent Part Time position - 4.08 hours per day, 2 days per week (Thursday & Friday)
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The Centre

KU Killarney Heights Preschool has a free flowing indoor/outdoor program, as we believe that learning can occur anywhere and at any time. We have a strong emphasis on outdoor play and foster respect of and interest in our beautiful natural environment.

At KU Killarney Heights, we focus on children developing a connection with nature through our Bush Kinder Program. This program is an educational experience that is held at our local bush kinder site, located a short walk from the preschool. Here, children engage in unstructured play in the bush, learn about their local bush area and how to care for it.

KU Killarney Heights has been independently assessed by the Department of Education NSW under the National Quality Standards, and are proud to be rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standard.

For more information, please visit the centre website:

The ideal applicant will have initiative, highly motivated with sound pedagogy and skills working with children.

This exciting opportunity will see you working 4 hours and 5 minutes on both Thursdays and Fridays, providing pivotal meal break and programming cover in a floating position on a Permanent basis. The position is available late January 2020.

To be considered for this role, it is essential you have:

  • a recognised Certificate III in Children's Services qualification or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • current NSW Working with Children Check
  • work rights to enable you to work in Australia
  • sound understanding of the NQF, EYLF, Education and Care Services National Law (2010) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
  • professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • current knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • demonstrated computer literacy skills

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

How do you apply?

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and CV via the 'APPLY NOW' button.

For inquiries, contact Anthony, on 9268 3930 or via (please note: applications are not accepted via this email).

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Advertised: 06 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time