Lochinvar: Trainee Early Childhood Educator (Certificate III)


Location: St Nicholas Early Education Lochinvar

Applications close: 23 June, 2019

St Nicholas Early Education centres are supported by the Early Education team at the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Our organisation prides itself on core values of care and compassion, and offer assurance of quality management and practices throughout our centres.

We aim to provide an environment that recognises the value of family and developing secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships.

As a Trainee Early Childhood Educator at our Lochinvar centre, you will undertake a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education whilst on the job and assist with the implementation of daily routines for the children and contribute to the development of programs which reflect the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), play-based learning and the planning, implementation, evaluation and reflection of programs which reflect the emerging skills and interests of children.

Essential criteria

  • Willingness to undertake the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Work-based Traineeship CHC30113;

  • Working With Children Check verification number (or willingness to obtain); and

  • computer literacy in order to document examples of learning stories.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in sport directional coaching;

  • the ability to engage with children through playing a musical instrument;

  • knowledge and practice of a second language; and

  • the ability to incorporate relaxing / meditation or yoga techniques in an early education setting.

Further information

If you believe that you have what it takes, then we are excited to welcome you to apply! 

To apply, please upload your cover letter and resume and complete answers to the above selection criteria.

**Please note that by not addressing the selection criteria, this may affect your application and you may not be shortlisted.**

Applicants may be required to successfully complete a National Criminal History Record Check, have a current employee Working with Children Check, sign a Health Declaration, and present evidence of the right to Work in Australia.


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