Traineeship - Certificate III Early Child Care Educator | Western Suburbs Community Preschool 0-5

Employment Type: Maximum Term, Full Time – 18-month appointment

Hours: Monday to Friday @ 7.6 hours per day

Big Fat Smile is a not-for-profit organisation that plays an important part in the lives of thousands of children and families. We are one of the most respected and reputable providers of quality education, care, recreation, community and inclusion services in Australia.

As an Early Childhood Trainee at Big Fat Smile, you will earn while you learn and work towards your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. In this role you will work with and be supported by an experienced team of educators and teachers, educating and caring for children aged 0-5. We do not expect you to have any prior skills or qualifications (we will teach you all you need to know!), but you do need to have a passion for working with children and a commitment to a career in the sector.

What’s in it for you?

Here, it’s a happy place – our people love what they do and give it their all. But don’t just take our word for it, head to our blog and read about one of our former trainees journey with Big Fat Smile. In addition to a great workplace culture, we also offer:

A bonus $1,250 paid to you every six months throughout your traineeship60% discount on Early Learning and Out of School Hours Care servicesExclusive face-to-face and online professional learning opportunitiesTwo hours paid study time off the floor each weekMentoring and support from a dedicated Educator in your team and trainee study groupsAccess to exciting internal opportunities to fast track your career upon completion of your traineeshipDiscounts with St George Illawarra Dragons, UOW Early Start Discovery Space, Illawarra Credit Union and moreComplimentary access to a Total Well-being Platform, including self-assessment tools, perks and savings

To be considered for this role, you must have:

A cleared valid for paid work, Working With Children Check (WWCC)No current qualifications, Certificate III level or aboveCommitment to inclusion and workplace health and safety

Inclusion and Safeguarding children statement

Our values of Safety, Integrity, Child-centric, Leadership, Inclusion and Collaboration guide our practices across Big Fat Smile, from Head Office to services and programs. We are committed to an inclusive working environment and closing the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We are a child safe organisation, dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children entrusted to our care.

Apply today – You’ll be smiling too when you make more of a difference

Job Type
Full Time
87 days ago

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