• Maximum Term, Part Time - until December 2020
  • 20 hours per week - Monday to Friday (Lunch Cover Position)
  • Manooka Valley Community Preschool 0-5

Big Fat Smile is a values-led organisation. Its vision is that we enrich the lives and minds of children and families in their community. Our values are Inclusion, Integrity, Safety, Child-centric, Collaboration and Leadership.

We are a not for profit, community owned, non government organisation which provides high quality care and education for children, national and state wide inclusion services as part of a National Consortia and operate many community based services to children and families. These include transition to school and supported playgroups.

Big Fat Smile is a child safe organisation, committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children entrusted to our care. We demonstrate this commitment through embedding of the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice. Big Fat smile has a zero tolerance for child abuse and harm and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously and acted upon.

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Children's Services
  • Minimum of 6 months childcare sector experience
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with children, families and staff
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Knowledge of EEO practices, WH&S policies and environmental sustainability principles and procedures
  • Maintain a valid paid Working with Children Check through the Office of the Children's Guardian
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)
  • Commitment to inclusive practices and child protection
  • Understanding of occupational health and safety and the National Quality Standard
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures