SmartPlay Early Learners

Lead Educator

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Job posted at: 2024-04-23

About SmartPlay 

SmartPlay Early Learners in Riverstone provides quality care and Christian education in a Long Day Care environment. The services provided include: 3 Year Old Program; 4 Year Old Kinder Program; Before & After School Care; and Vacation Care Program. 

About the role 

If you're keen to inspire and enhance the holistic development of each individual child, build strong relationships with families and you’re also a passionate educator, then you're invited to consider this exciting opportunity. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the play-based, child-directed educational program as part of SmartPlay Early Learners, focussing on the School Aged Care program. Lead Educators will provide a safe, Christian educational environment for the children to grow and to develop an enriched Early Years curriculum. 

This part-time position is for 30-75 hours per fortnight, negotiable, with immediate start.


About you

  • You have a Diploma of Early Childhood Education or 50% towards completion.
  • You have at least 1 year’s experience in a lead role in a centre
  • You possess excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. 
  • You hold current First Aid, Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma certification. 
  • You have a current paid Working with Children’s Check. 
  • You have experience and knowledge of NQF, NQS and the EYLF. 
  • You’re confident in the use of technology. 
  • You’re highly motivated. 
  • You have a servant heart and vibrant Christian faith. 


SmartPlay employees can access a range of benefits including:

  • Staff discount on any childcare gap fees for your child(ren) attending SmartPlay
  • A attractive remuneration package which includes annual pay increases and superannuation entitlements 
  • Assisting in establishing an Early Childhood Centre of Excellence 
  • Discounted student tuition for your children attending Australian Christian College - Marsden Park
  • Working in a small, positive and dedicated Christian team.