Educators Various Positions | Five Dock - Young Academics
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Educators Various Positions | Five Dock

About the Role


Holding essential Bachelor degrees from University, these key roles will be the drivers of our brand new team in many ways, supporting and assisting the Centre Manager and our 2IC, with the assimilation the new team in readiness for newly enrolled families and new children.

Bringing your passion for working with children, you will be pivotal to our success, our programming, our team-based culture and achieving our standard of excellence.

You will work with a team of dedicated educators and assistants to create a stimulating, positive and inclusive environment that reflects the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) whilst maintaining the elements of the National Quality Standards (NQS). 


Our Diploma staff are the backbone of our Rooms. Whether it is our nursery, one of our toddler rooms, or preschool, with leadership qualities you will be significant in guiding the processes and systems within our new Centre.

Other staff will look to you for mentoring, guidance and inspiration. Management and ECTs will rely upon you to be the positive liaison between themselves and the families.

Within a structured and supportive setting, our Diploma’s can be assured of pathways for personal and professional development being made available to them.

Cert III’s

The majority of our staff are qualified Cert III’s, preferably coming to us with high level experience within the Early Learning environment and childcare settings.

We value our Cert III’s as they do so much for us! They are hands-on, talented, fun-focused personalities with a passion for education during the early learning years.

As a Cert III joining the Young Academics family, you can expect a workplace that is growth centred, respects individual differences and encourages new ideas and innovation. You become the Children’s second families, making our place their home away from home.

Trainees – Cert III’s

At Young Academics we love, love, love Trainees. Young, mature-aged and in-between, so long as you can show us your passion for the industry, a commitment to studies and an alignment with our values, we are interested in talking with you.

Within a nuturing workplace, we allow you time to actively work towards your qualification. You receive hands-on work experience and regular support visits from TAFE or our preferred RTO. Our managers and senior staff are always on hand to help you. Whilst there is no guarantee, at the end of your traineeship, should there be an employment opportunity within the organisation, you may find yourself permanently placed at one of our centres to start the next phase of your Career.

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