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Join the YA Family

Due to our exponential growth rate we’re expanding our operations, opening doors and recruiting more staff. At YA we offer career paths. We offer fulfilment. We offer challenges and rewards. We offer knowledge and hands-on learning. We offer close working relations. We offer fun. We offer it. Now it’s up to you to take it! Every day is different. Every day is special.

We know there is more to a great childcare professional than an impressive resume. While our educators are all highly qualified and experienced, they also possess qualities that simply cannot be taught – such as warmth, integrity, honesty and enthusiasm. Importantly, our educators also genuinely love working with children and share our commitment to delivering the best possible education and care. If this sounds like you, why not get in touch?

At YA we invest time, resources and daily support to all our staff, in particular staff undertaking studies. We invest time, resources and support because we want you to grow with us and become a part of our YA family. We want to be in it together with YOU for the long haul! Our career progression does not simply stop at the Centres either. Some of our Educators have gone on to become room leaders, 2ICs, Centre Directors, Trainers, Area Managers, Group Managers and ultimately part of the Executive Leadership Team. As such, should you choose to work with us, you will be investing in your own career, your own professional development, your own future.

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Positions

Centre Manager

Wyong

Young Academics ELC, is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, highly driven, values based Centre Manager to lead its Wyong Centre. We need an individual who is business minded yet kind and compassionate, great with children and families, an excellent role model for staff, a leader with a sense of humour and excellent time management skills.

 

Essential:

  • Degree qualified or working towards in Early Childhood Teaching from a recognised University.
  • Must hold Current Working with Children's Check, First Aid, Anaphylaxis,  Asthma Management and Child Protection Certificate.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years (or equivalent) demonstrated experience as a Centre Manager / Director in an early childhood setting.
  • Must have experience in people management
  • Must have a high-level thorough understanding and knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), National Quality Framework (NQF) including National Quality Standards (NQS).
  • Must have highly developed communication skills in order to effectively liaise with families, staff and management.
  • Must have competent computer skills
  • Experience with Qikkids
  • Must be able to work independently
  • An understanding of our values, who we are and what we stand for. And an ability to work accordingly.
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Certificate 3 Trainee

Penrith

Young Academics ELC is seeking an enthusiastic mature minded trainee. Whilst working full-time, obtain a nationally accredited qualification with ongoing training and support from an amazing team.

No prior education or experience in the industry is required just a genuine enthusiasm and passion for the early years, and a strong commitment to providing high quality care. 

Essential criteria:

  • Working with Children’s Check
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Certificate 3 Trainee

Elderslie

Young Academics ELC is seeking an enthusiastic mature minded trainee. Whilst working full-time, obtain a nationally accredited qualification with ongoing training and support from an amazing team.

No prior education or experience in the industry is required just a genuine enthusiasm and passion for the early years, and a strong commitment to providing high quality care. 

Essential criteria:

  • Working with Children’s Check
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Certificate 3 Trainee

Toongabbie

Young Academics ELC is seeking an enthusiastic mature minded trainee. Whilst working full-time, obtain a nationally accredited qualification with ongoing training and support from an amazing team.

No prior education or experience in the industry is required just a genuine enthusiasm and passion for the early years, and a strong commitment to providing high quality care. 

Essential criteria:

  • Working with Children’s Check
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Early Childhood Teacher

Toongabbie

A full-time position has become available for an enthusiastic, professional Early Childhood Teacher at our Toongabbie centre. We are looking for someone with experience and passion in education in the early years to join our YA family.

Essential criteria:

  • Must hold a completed Early Childhood Teacher Qualification/Degree (as assessed and recognised by ACECQA)
  • In the process of becoming an accredited Teacher in NSW (BOSTES)
  • Must hold current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management qualifications or be willing to obtain one.
  • Must be available on Thursday and Friday weekly
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years (or equivalent) demonstrated experience in an early childhood setting.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading a team.
  • Create an interest based classroom program incorporating EYLF and NQF
  • Sound knowledge of the EYLF, NQF and NQS
  • Must have a current Working with Children Check.
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Casual Educators (Potential Full-Time Opportunities)

Wyong

Young Academics ELC is seeking enthusiastic educators to join our centre in Wyong.

Young Academics is currently taking expressions of interest to join the YA family.

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Diploma Trained Educators
  • Certificate 3 Trained Educators
  • Certificate 3 Trainees 

Essential criteria:

  • Working with Children’s Check
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Certificate 3 Trainee

Smeaton Grange

Young Academics ELC is seeking an enthusiastic mature minded trainees. Whilst working full-time, obtain a nationally accredited qualification with ongoing training and support from an amazing team.

No prior education or experience in the industry is required just a genuine enthusiasm and passion for the early years, and a strong commitment to providing high quality care. 

Essential criteria:

  • Working with Children’s Check

 

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Early Childhood Teacher

Smeaton Grange

A position has become available for an enthusiastic, professional Early Childhood Teacher. We are looking for someone with experience and passion in education in the early years to join our YA family.

Essential criteria:

  • Must hold a completed Early Childhood Teacher Qualification/Degree (as assessed and recognised by ACECQA)
  • In the process of becoming an accredited Teacher in NSW (BOSTES)
  • Must hold current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management qualifications or be willing to obtain one.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years (or equivalent) demonstrated experience in an early childhood setting.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading a team.
  • Create an interest based classroom program incorporating EYLF and NQF
  • Sound knowledge of the EYLF, NQF and NQS
  • Must have a current Working with Children Check.
Apply Now