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Early Childhood Educator

Come Join the Team as an Early Childhood Educator

Koorana Child and Family Services is a community owned children's organisation, committed to the provision of high quality early childhood education, intervention, and family support services across Sydney's diverse Inner West and South West areas.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, energetic Diploma qualified Educator to join our wonderful Koorana team. We're seeking a skilled and passionate educator to program and implement inclusive practices for children with a diverse range of needs, within a family centred model.

Candidates are required to have

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or ACECQA approved equivalent qualification
    an understanding of:
    • National Quality Framework (NQF)
    • Early Years learning Framework (EYLF)
    • Child Protection legislation & implications
    • Workplace Health & Safety legislation and issues
  • be able to be proactive but also act on guidance and work according to organisational standards and expectations
  • plan and implement a high quality early childhood curriculum
  • enjoy working in a team focused setting
  • be able to effectively communicate with children, families, other staff and Koorana management
  • be passionate about play based education practice
  • experience working with children with additional learning needs within an early childhood setting
  • have a sound understanding of inclusive practice
  • demonstrate experience working with vulnerable children and families with multiple and complex needs
  • demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse community
  • have the ability to effectively cooperate with other professionals
  • have a high standard of both verbal and written skills
  • an understanding of early child development and evidence based practice in early childhood education and care
  • be able to engage children in age and developmentally appropriate activities and experiences
  • current First Aid Certificate

Koorana offers the right applicant

  • the opportunity to work in innovative programs that run during school hours and within school terms (please note that staff work in the non-term time period)
  • generous programming and planning time
  • excellent child (3-5 years) to educator ratios (1:6)
  • above Award conditions
  • tax free salary sacrificing
  • Ongoing professional development.

For further information please download the position description or email your enquiries to

Applications must include your resume and a statement which addresses all the selection criteria, along with details of 2 referees. Please forward your application to

Preferred candidates will be subject to a Working with Children and a Police Check.