Child Care Educator

  • Waitara Early Learning & Care Centre
  • Full time position
  • Certificate III in Children’s Services

About us

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children’s services, education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.

About the role

The Waitara Early Learning and Care Centre provides high quality child care and education to children. The Child Care Educator will:

  • Plan, programme and evaluate for both individual and groups of children within the context of a play based learning environment
  • Document children’s learning and maintain child records
  • Provide a safe, nurturing and positive learning environment for children
  • Work effectively with colleagues and contribute to a cohesive team environment
  • Build strong and effective relationships with children and their families

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Previous experience working in Children’s Services
  • High level of understanding and demonstrated experience in regards to the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards
  • Ability to record and document children’s learning that reflects current pedagogical thinking and practices
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build respectful relationships with fellow educators, families, children and other professionals

Required qualifications are:

  • Certificate III in Children’s Services
  • Current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • Current Working with Children Clearance

To apply

Please download the position description below and email your application including a cover letter to Simone Weingartner at Or for further information please call 02 9488 2400.

Closing Date: Friday 18 May 2018

CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.