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Early Childhood Educator

Koorana Child and Family Services Ltd
Roselands, Sydney NSW
Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training)
Full time 

Koorana has a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Early Childhood Educator to join our Phillip St Preschool at Roselands on a fixed term full time contract until October 2024 working five days per week from 8.00am-4.00pm with a possibility of extension.

What’s on Offer?

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience + annual performance reviews with options for career progression.
  • Attractive salary package + salary packaging benefit (up to $18,550 per year) + options to access novated leasing arrangements.
  • Generous programming and planning time, in addition to weekly staff meetings.
  • Excellent child (3-5 years) to educator ratios (1:8).
  • A positive, truly collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional training and development encouraging employees to obtain relevant skills, knowledge, and abilities that enhance their performance in their current role and improve their potential to grow both personally and professionally within the organisation.

About the Role?

The Early Childhood Educator contributes to the operation of our preschool program.  They will work collaboratively with the wider preschool team to: 

  • Deliver a quality early childhood education program which reflects the Early Years Learning Framework. 
  • Implement specific intervention strategies, as determined by the Educational Leader and transdisciplinary team.  
  • Engage in reflective practice and assessment to enrich children’s learning.
  • Assist the teams to prepare resources to support children’s learning outcomes.  
  • Maintain effective communication to support the successful delivery of service to children and families.
  • Adhere to Koorana’s Preschool Policies and Procedures and Code of Conduct.  

About You

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (ACECQA approved).
  • A sound understanding of:
    – National Quality Framework for Early Education, inclusive of the National Law and Regulations, Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard;
    – Child Safe Organisation and Child Well Being Legislation; and
    – Workplace Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Be able to be proactive and flexible, responding to guidance and work according to organisational standards and expectations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with children, families and colleagues.
  • Be passionate about play-based education practice.
  • Experience working with children with high support learning needs in an early childhood setting.
  • Have a sound understanding of inclusive practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse community.
  • The ability to effectively collaborate with other professionals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of early child development and evidence-based practice in early childhood education and care.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • 3 x Covid-19 vaccination or have an approved medical contraindication certificate
  • First Aid Certificate (including CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis).

About Koorana

Koorana works with all children, and is committed to delivering quality early childhood education, intervention and family support services that acknowledge and respect all individuals. Koorana provides a diverse range of early childhood education, intervention, therapy, and family support services across the Inner West, Southwest, St George & Sutherland Shire areas of Sydney.

We are committed to child safety and empowerment. Koorana has zero tolerance to child abuse and take seriously any concerns about child safety. We have a robust framework to ensure child safety. Koorana seeks to ensure that its employees are skilled people to work with children. All people who are engaged in child-related work and who are not exempt, including volunteers, are required to hold a Working with Children Check and National Police Check and must provide evidence of these checks.

Apply Now

If this role is just what you are looking for, then we would love to hear from you! Apply now with your resume and cover letter and by answering the candidate screening questions. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

No recruiters, please. We love the work you do but are going solo on this one. We promise… if we need help, we’ll reach out to you.

Employer Questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as an early childhood educator?



As a for-purpose organisation Koorana is always looking for volunteers to help us support children and families in the community. We have various opportunities to volunteer for us. See how you can get involved.

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