Casual Educators and Early Childhood Teachers

Big Fat Smile is currently looking for experienced, energetic and exceptional educators to join the team at Reynolds Street Community Preschool 0-5 on a Casual basis as:

  • Certificate III Educator
  • Diploma Educator
  • Early Childhood Teacher

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.

What you’ll do

Our educators play an integral role in the delivery of high quality early learning programs, services and and care to all children. You need great communication skills, understanding of children and the ability to work positively as part of a team!

Selection Criteria for Certificate III Educators:

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work positively within a team environment
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Understanding of workplace health and safety and the National Quality Framework
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures
  • Current paid Working With Children Check (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)

Selection Criteria for Diploma Educators:

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent)
  • Sound understanding of early childhood theory and curriculum planning for children 0-5 years
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work positively within a team environment
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Understanding of workplace health and safety and the National Quality Framework
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures
  • Current paid Working With Children Check (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)

Selection Criteria for Early Childhood Teachers:

  • 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 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
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures
  • Current paid Working With Children Check (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification (or willing to obtain at own cost)
  • Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)

Your Application

  • A cover letter, addressing the ‘what you will need' and your availability for casual shifts
  • A current resume
  • A copy of your Working with Children Check and any relevant qualifications

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 post natal depression groups, 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.