Casual Assistant Educator At G8 Education

Our Opportunity

Are you passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their development? We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Childcare Educator to join our team.

As a Childcare Educator, you will be responsible for supporting with creating and implementing engaging play-based learning activities for children ages 6 months to 5 years old. You will provide a safe, supportive, and stimulating environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of each child.

Your role

  • Support in the planning and deliver of age-appropriate activities, including art, music, movement, and outdoor play
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom culture that promotes teamwork and respect for diversity
  • Observe and assess the development and progress of each child, and communicate with parents and colleagues about individual needs and achievements
  • Maintain a clean and organised room, including managing materials and supplies
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children at all times, following all policies and proceduresAt capacity our centre caters for up to 70 children with operating hours from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. We are Fully air-conditioned with on-site parking.  Located on the main road in Wonthaggi right opposite a petrol station and local shops. Our centre is next to some beautiful wetlands and nature reserve.

    For more information and photos, please visit our centre’s website: McKenzie Street Children’s Centre

Our Benefits

With over 430 early learning centres nationwide, G8 Education has the resources to reward your dedication with generous benefits and opportunities to grow.

  • Individual flexibility options to suit your needs – let us know what flexibility means to you!
  • Access a 50% gap fee discount on childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre
  • Exclusive access to G8’s benefits platform, with discounts from 350+ retailers including hotels, health insurance, gym membership and more
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities to advance your career within G8’s network of 430 centresWhat Sets Us Apart:

    We understand the importance of work-life balance. That’s why we offer a truly flexible work arrangement, allowing you to tailor your schedule to suit your needs. Whether you’re a seeking full-time work, a parent with other commitments, or someone seeking part-time work, we’re here to accommodate you. Just let us know on your interview and we can discuss our possibilities.

Our Requirements

  • Hold a minimum ACECQA approved Certificate 3 or Diploma Qualification in Children’s Services
  • An understanding of both the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Proven sector experience within an Early childhood service (working with children 0-5 years)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • First Aid certificate
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

If you are enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of young children, we encourage you to apply now to this exciting opportunity and connect with our friendly team.

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment.


February 2024