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Casual Childcare Worker


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Education / Early Childhood / Pre-school

Job description:

Who are Uniting? 
At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
We welcome all people regardless of their lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Our services touch the lives of thousands of Australians every day at every stage of life, from early childhood education and care; services for vulnerable families, children and young people, disability programs and aged care. We are for everyone, just as they are.

About the role

Uniting Burnside has been providing services for disadvantaged and vulnerable children, young people and families for more than 100 years. This position is in the community programs teams  working with parents with children 0 – 5 years.

We are looking for 2 Casual Child Care Workers to join the team to provide childcare to children in a variety of programs and venues.

As a child care worker you will:

  • Prepare and conduct age appropriate activities for 0-5 year olds that support social intercation, education and transition to schools
  • Provide positive interactions with children, encourage their successes to create a warm, safe and friendly environment
  • Ensure that all contact with children and parents in the groups are positive, supportive and encouraging and all information is kept confidential

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant Early Childhood Tertiary qualifications or similar
  • Relevant experience with children and knowledge of children with additional needs
  • Demonstrated ability to program for children on an individual and group work basis
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development and an ability to implement behaviour management strategies in a variety of contexts
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both children and parents
  • Ability to work as part of a multifunction team
Even Better:

  • First Aid Certificate

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then apply today!

Curious but want to know more? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Chloe Bamber on 02 9376 1584

Applications close 16th October 2017