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Educator (Diploma)

Mission Australia - Miller, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Part time 12 month contract | 28 hours (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday)
  • Location: Miller, NSW | Miller Preschool
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need
About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Mission Australia is committed to with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.

Your Opportunity

This position would be joining Mission Australia's Miller Community Preschool. We provide an inclusive educational preschool program in a caring and supportive environment for children 3 years to school age. The program works with up to 40 children per day, with a minimum of 10 places available for children with disability, developmental delay or special needs.

This role has a great work life balance, opening hours are 8am-4pm with a paid lunch break, operating in school terms (unpaid school holidays).
  • Support children aged 3-5 in an inclusive, positive and supportive environment
  • Identify and respond to any child safety risks and/or report any incidents
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that a safe environment is maintained
  • Ensure that children's health conditions are monitored (with parental instructions)
  • Assist in preparing, developing and implementing appropriate play based learning programs
  • Maintain direct responsibility for a single group of children and ensure their appropriate educational activities and constant supervision
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the centre by embracing new processes
Requirements for Success
  • A diploma level early childhood qualification (as approved by ACECQA)
  • Previous experience as an early learning Educator (desirable) and a passion for working in early learning
  • Drive to ensure that children are kept safe and supervised at all times
  • A positive team player who looks for ways to improve current work practices and processes
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (or willing to obtain)
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.

Culture & Benefits

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:
  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email .

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click “Apply”. As a committed employer, we will respond to your application. For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via . For further information regarding working with us visit

Applications for this role will close on Monday 10 May 2021.

Advertised: 26 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 10 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Mission Australia