• Maximum Term, Part Time - until December 2021
  • 32 hours per week - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Barrack Heights 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:

  • 3 of 4 year degree in Early Childhood Education, recognised by ACECQA
  • BOSTES/NESA registration
  • Outstanding skills in communication with families and the community
  • Demonstrated skills in team building and modeling effective early childhood practice
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and management
  • Demonstrated thorough working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Evidence of commitment to an inclusive curriculum
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Knowledge of EEO practices, WHS policies and Environmental Sustainability principles and procedures and the National Quality Standard
  • 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
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedure

Your Application

  • A cover letter, addressing the Selection Criteria and your motivation for applying
  • A current resume
  • A copy of your Working with Children Check and any relevant qualifications