Educator – Diploma and/or Early Childhood Teacher candidates

Job Details

Category: Educators (Children’s Services Employees)
Employment Status: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 38
Application Closing Date: 19/12/2023


Job Description

Wanting a change of scenery??? A rare opportunity to join our supportive and passionate team on a permanent basis has presented itself.

Gumnut Cottage is a 52 place community based, not for profit child care centre located in Coffs Harbour on the picturesque Mid North Coast.

We are seeking a positive, enthusiastic individual/s who are committed to delivering quality and engaging educational programs in a homely and nurturing environment.

Option of full or part time available.

Your key responsibilities in this role will be to:

Contribute to the planning and delivery of educational programs in a caring and nurturing environment, setting up activities, preparing and cleaning away materials and supplies;
Work collaboratively with a dedicated team striving to deliver exceptional educational outcomes
Engage in reflective practices
Creating a friendly, secure and stimulating interactive learning environment;
Maintain a high level of health & safety standards
Foster positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues, promoting open communication and a sense of belonging.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and contribute to a positive workplace culture

We Offer:

low staff turn over
supportive work environment with caring management
mentoring and access professional development and training

Essential Criteria
  • A Diploma and/or ECT qualification in accordance with ACECQA.
  • A valid Working with Children Check or be willing to obtain one
  • ACECQA approved First Aid Qualification that includes applying first aid, emergency asthma management and anaphylaxis
  • Food Safety certificate or willing to obtain one
  • Current understanding of National Quality Framework and the Early Childhood Education and Care Laws and Regulations.
  • High level of written correspondence and comprehension including high level of documentation skills.
  • Understanding of the planning cycle, observation techniques and making essential links to children’s learning outcomes.
  • A commitment to best practice.
  • Demonstrated initiative and decision making abilities
  • Ability to time-manage and meet deadlines.
Desirable Criteria:


Contact Details

Service Name: Gumnut Cottage Child Care Centre
Application Email:
Contact Phone: 0266513077
Contact Name: Vanessa Gentle

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