Working at Big Fat Smile, there’s a lot to smile about. The trust you’ll be given in exchange for your expertise. The freedom you’ll be given as an Educator to use your judgement, adapt learning approaches, and bring creativity and playfulness to a child’s day. The joy you’ll get from doing work you love with team members who are as invested as you. And the beautiful relationships you’ll form with peers, children, and families – through shared experiences that are as rich as they are rewarding.

More than a job, this is an opportunity to make a child’s world a better, brighter place. Get greater enjoyment from your work and make more of a difference in the lives of every child in our child-first organisation.

Big smiles and bigger opportunities

We’re Big Fat Smile. A not-for-profit that plays a pivotal role in the lives of thousands of children and families across Australia. We’re early education enthusiasts, with 40+ community preschools, long day care centres and fun clubs, and a variety of community and inclusion programs. Each one dedicated to giving every child the best start in life. And each well-respected for the work it does.

Due to our size, there are big opportunities for those who want to go further. You’ll find meaningful career paths with lots of promotions across our centres. And because professional learning and growth is at the heart of everything we do, you’ll have the support and knowledge to succeed.

Right now, we’re looking for casual educators for Woronora Heights Community Preschool. With a homely, warm and friendly environment, the service is able to provide a wonderful space for the children to grow and thrive. Working alongside dedicated and experienced educators, the service values nature-based play outside, utilising local parks, playing fields and the community shopping centre. Empowering the children to use their voice, work together and respect the ideas of others.

A supportive and safe workplace

When the going gets tough (as it sometimes does in this sector), you’ll find teammates and leaders have your back. There’s a real in-it-together feeling here thanks to a safe and supportive environment, and well-established policies and processes that outline exactly what’s expected and needed in any situation. Everyone’s in it together, making it easier for you to thrive.

We treasure the expertise of our educators

As an Early Childhood Educator, you’ll play a critical role in shaping young minds. You’ll create happy, healthy relationships between a child and the most important people in their lives. You’ll bring fun, laughter and play to each day, but most importantly, you’ll create magical moments for children to experiment and grow.

What your work will involve

  • Providing quality education and care to all children
  • Contributing to implementing the educational programs that supports a child’s learning to meet their goals
  • Building strong relationships with children, families, and the community

What you need to succeed

  • Commitment to making sure the children in our care are safe and healthy
  • Dedication to improving the lives and minds of children, families, and the community
  • A fun-loving attitude and big smile!

There are lots of reasons why a role with us is rewarding

  • Above award rates, providing you with financial safety
  • True flexible working arrangements - chose the shifts that work for you
  • You can focus on professional growth with access to exclusive face-to-face professional development events and over 150 online learning modules.
  • You will feel supported by a Total Well-being Platform that gives you access to self-assessments, articles, toolkits, podcasts, perks and savings, and other resources.
  • You can focus on what matters most because you have support from head office specialists and expertise, such as inclusion professionals and pedagogy and practice.
  • Meaningful career paths working with children aged 0-12.

How to apply

Please send us:

  • A copy of your resume
  • A brief cover letter that outlines why you are a good fit for the role

Join us and you’ll be smiling too, when you make more of a difference.