Position Details

Reference Number 19016
Position Title Assistant Educator | Penrith
Employment Type Permanent Part time
Centre Support Office
Hours of work (per week) 37.5
Position Summary
  • Brand new state of the art facility- opening March 2018!
  • Career advancement opportunities available
  • Extensive paid professional development delivered by G8 facilitators and Semann & Slattery

G8 education is excited to announce the addition of our new centre; ‘Greenwood Penrith’ and we are now seeking passionate Assistant Educators for this unique opportunity!


Greenwood Penrith is a brand new, purpose-built centre with extensive natural outdoor areas that offer an active learning and encouraging environment for our children to grow. Our environments have been specifically designed by some of our sectors’ talented experts to effectively support you and your team within our 159 place service. This beautiful centre will be well-equipped with the best resources and facilities available to Early Education; including a Kindergarten Program, specialised school readiness program and partnerships with community local organisations.


This is a unique opportunity to build a positive team culture, while learning and developing your skills together in this brand new space. You will undergo extensive training with your new team and have the opportunity to build relationships with one another prior to welcoming our new families and children. 


For further information and photos of this centre, please visit the website below:



Your skills and qualifications should include:

  • Holding a Certificate III in Children’s Services 
  • A current Working with Children’s Check
  • A strong understanding of Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • The enthusiasm to be proactive in implementing curriculum
  • A friendly and energetic persona  
  • Dedication to developing the future of children

Your key priorities will be to:

  • Assist the Lead Educator’s daily/weekly planning and objectives
  • Assist in planning learning environments, setting up activities, preparing and cleaning away materials and supplies
  • Evaluate programming when required
  • Assist in completing the children’s daily reports
  • Create a friendly, secure and stimulating interactive learning environment
  • Ensure a high level of health & safety standards are maintained at all times

Our staff benefits are:

  • A Health and Wellness program (Active8)
  • Annual complimentary flu shots
  • Discounts on Child Care
  • Access to employee benefits and discounts including hotels, health insurance, gym memberships, and theme park admissions
  • Dedicated focus on professional development 
  • Paid training
  • Career advancement opportunities

G8 Education is Australia’s leading name in providing the highest quality of Early Childhood Education and Care across 470 services nationally, including 19 prominent brands.

We strive to deliver meaningful programs that shape our future leaders (our children) with innovative and creative teaching practices that encourage children to explore and discover.


If you are ready for your next challenge and are excited by the opportunity to be part of our newest adventure, please submit your expression of interest via ‘Apply Now’.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Working with Children’s Check?
Essential: Do you have the right to work in Australia?
Essential: What is the highest qualification you hold?
Contact Person Sophie Borowski
Contact Number 07 5581 5300
Closing Date 10/08/2018
Position Description
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