Certificate III Additional Educator

  • Maximum Term, Part time - until November 2021
  • 33 hours per week - Monday to Friday
  • Reynolds Street Community Preschool

Big Fat Smile is a values-led organisation. Its vision is that we enrich the lives and minds of children and families in their community. Our values are Inclusion, Integrity, Safety, Child-centric, Collaboration and Leadership.

We are a not for profit, community owned, non government organisation which provides high quality care and education for children, national and state wide inclusion services as part of a National Consortia and operate many community based services to children and families. These include post natal depression groups, transition to school and supported playgroups.

Big Fat Smile is a child safe organisation, committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children entrusted to our care. We demonstrate this commitment through embedding of the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice. Big Fat smile has a zero tolerance for child abuse and harm and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously and acted upon.

What you will do

As an Additional Educator, you will be responsible for providing quality education and care to all children attending the service. You will also be building relationships with families and assist in implementing the centre's programme. Ahering to theNational Quality Standards, the position also assists with day-to-day operational tasks, including but not limited to supervision, serving meals, housekeeping, participating in group time and keeping a safe work environment for staff and children.

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Children's Services
  • Minimum of 6 months childcare sector experience
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with children, families and staff
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Knowledge of EEO practices, WH&S policies and environmental sustainability principles and procedures
  • Maintain a valid paid Working with Children Check through the Office of the Children's Guardian
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)
  • Commitment to inclusive practices and child protection
  • Understanding of occupational health and safety and the National Quality Standard
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures