Early Childhood Assistant

Save the Children International, Australia

Skill Required:, Education Advising
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st February, 2021

Job Description

Save the Children’s Mobile Play2Learn is an outreach early childhood program that goes out into the community and supports families and children to reach their full potential. In this rewarding work environment, we need you to assist in the delivery of quality early childhood education and promote parent-child interaction. Working casually, you’ll be flexible to work when required, giving you a great work/life balance.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We’re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children’s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We’ve been working with families and communities in Queensland as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Queensland is available here.

Where you come in:

In these casual positions based in Kilcoy, you’ll support early childhood development and school readiness skills, and will facilitate improved relationships between parents and children. Working across different sites as part of our mobile service, you’ll work in a team to create an environment of trust and respect with families and children. You’ll be part of our Mobile Play2Learn team and report to our Team Leader.

You will make an impact by:

  • Assisting to develop and deliver early learning programs
  • Working within a team to ensure programs are age and developmentally appropriate
  • Creating a welcoming and safe environment to encourage active participation
  • Growing an understanding of early learning amongst families and sharing your knowledge with community members

Does this sound like you?

  • You’re passionate about working with young children and parents and making a difference in their lives. Your sensitivity and community knowledge will see you build strong connections with families from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. You’re motivated, eager to learn and not afraid to jump in feet first to help make our programs successful.

This role requires:

  • Certificate III in Children’s Services or equivalent qualification
  • Experience working with children 0-6 and families in a group setting
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Current valid driver’s licence
  • Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.
  • It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
  • Generous casual award rate salary
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Internal deployment and secondment opportunities.


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