Early Childhood Educator (Supported Playgroups)

Come join Koorana in this exciting part time role as either a Early Childhood Educator where you will be working in collaboration the Supported Playgroup team in running Supported Playgroups in indoor and outdoor venues across the Bankstown and Canterbury Local Government Area.

Early Childhood Educators work in collaboration to plan and provide supported playgroups with age-appropriate play activities that promote early learning, support parents and carers in their parenting role and assist families to establish supportive social connections. They also assist families to make links with a wide range of community supports, including formal prior to school settings such as day care and preschool.

The successful candidate will be working two-three days per week, from 8.30am – 3.00pm each day, ideally on Tuesday to Thrusday.

Candidates are required to have:

  • Qualifications in Early Education
  • Experience working with children and parents and carers in their parenting role
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritise, plan ahead, anticipate risks and problem solve
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office 365
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse community
  • To be a real team player
  • Current Driver’s license
  • Current Working with Children Check, National Police Check and NDIS Worker Screen Check
  • To be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful
  • Prior TEI experience is highly desirable

What is on Offer?

Remuneration & Allowances

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • An attractive salary package, including salary packaging benefit of up to $18,550 per year and options to access novated leasing arrangements.
  • Opportunities for professional training & development.
  • Refer a friend rewards program.

What we supply?

  • Comfortable and stylish Polo shirts to wear when representing Koorana.
  • Work mobile phone and Surface Pro.

Work Culture and wellbeing

  • Permanent part-time position.
  • The opportunity to work in innovative program and supportive work environment.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Quarterly “All In” organisation team building days.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Opportunities and Career Growth.
  • Annual performance reviews with options for career progression.
  • Broaden knowledge and skillset by collaborating real-time amongst our various teams.

How to Apply?

If this role is what you are looking for, then we would love to hear from you!

Apply now with your resume and cover letter. Please let us know if you have any questions by calling Jacqui Myers on 0428 135 403 or email to Preferred candidates will be subject to a Working with Children, NDIS Worker and Criminal Record check.

Koorana is 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.

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.



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.

Koorana Child & Family Services