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TRY Playford Children’s Centre – Kindy Teacher (Maternity Leave)

·         Based in Elizabeth

·         Maternity Leave Position until November 2017

·         Family Centred Service

TRY Australia is an independent, non-denominational charity focused on giving young people, individuals and families opportunities to reach their potential. We have 3 main program areas covering Children's Services, Social Enterprises and Youth Mentoring. 

About the Role

TRY Children’s Services is currently seeking applications for the role of Kindy Teacher for TRY Playford Children’s Centre.  TRY Playford Children’s Centre is a close-knit team of dedicated Early Childhood Educators.  We have a capacity to cater for 70 children each day.  You will work in conjunction with our Centre Manager and Educational Leader to develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families and colleagues whilst overseeing and ensuring the service operates according to the National Quality Standards.  Above all, you will ensure the provision of a rich learning environment for children. 

Essential Criteria

·         Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or equivalent

·         Ability to demonstrate a working understanding of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework

·         Current First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma and CPR training

·         Current and Valid DCSI Police Clearance (mandatory)

·         A valid Working with Children Check (mandatory)

We can offer you:

·         An exceptional work environment with large, natural outdoor play spaces. 

·         The opportunity to be part of a Children’s Centre that is dedicated to nurturing each child’s sense of independence and creativity while encouraging a genuine love of learning.

·         A supportive workplace with ample opportunities for professional development

·         Salary is paid in accordance with the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2010

·         Part time position of 32 hours and 30 minutes per week, working Monday to Friday 11.00am – 5.30pm.    


Want to know more?

To discuss this opportunity further please call Cathy Surrey, Centre Director on 08 8252 5032.

We want to know the difference you believe you can make to our Children's Services Department. TRY and tell us by clicking on the Apply Now button below and sending us a cover letter outlining what makes you stand out from the rest with a current resume detailing your experience and qualifications. Applications can be emailed to:


We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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