• Maximum Term, Part Time - until October 2021
  • 24 hours per week - Monday to Wednesday
  • 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:

  • Diploma of Community Services (Children's Services) or equivalent
  • Sound understanding of early childhood theory and curriculum planning for children 0-5 years
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with children and families
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously in a team teaching context
  • Track record of actively contributing to the efficient and effective operation/development of a high quality child care service
  • Knowledge of EEO practices, WHS 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 Workplace Health and Safety and the National Quality Framework
  • Ability to adhere to all Big Fat Smile policies and procedures.

Please provide a cover letter addressing the above and an update copy of your resume.