Early Childhood Educator

Website Emmaus Christian College

Inspiring Hearts, Inspiring Minds.

About Our College

Emmaus Christian College is a multi-campus, non-denominational school, providing quality, distinctly Christian education from ELC to Year 12. We are passionate about delivering exceptional, biblically-based education, and want to partner with you as we outwork our vision of Inspiring Hearts and Inspiring Minds. Our aim is that our students will graduate as confident and compassionate young adults, well-equipped to take their place in the world. We seek to foster a commitment to Jesus Christ and a passion to live life in such a way as to bring honour and glory to God, in staff and students alike.

About the Role

  • Lead the implementation of the ELC’s curriculum in consultation with the Educational Leader.
  • Mentor and support colleagues towards achieving strategic objectives.
  • Work closely with the Educational Leader/Room Leader and Team to assess children and evaluate learning.
  • Planning, preparation and implementation of appropriate learning programs and environment for children and to guide professional practice based on Australian EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework).
  • Promote the health, safety and wellbeing of children, developing positive and respectful relationships.

Our Early Learning Centre has experienced considerable growth over the last few years and has quickly reached its full capacity. The centre is currently experiencing an exciting period of development to ensure we continue to provide an outstanding service to our children and families, all while being an excellent place to work. This role joins at an important time for the centre, as we are advertising a number of roles within the service. For details of all available opportunities within the ELC at Emmaus Christian College, please visit our website at https://emmauscc.sa.edu.au/about/employment.

About You

  • A committed Christian with a deep desire to serve Jesus Christ as Lord.
  • Demonstrated passion for biblically-based Christian education.
  • Commitment to the Christian ethos of the College and the Statement of Faith.
  • A personal commitment to the Emmaus Vision, Mission and Values underpinning the delivery of a Christian based education to children.
  • Diploma in Children’s Services approved by ACECQA (or working towards).
  • Understanding and knowledge of the standards set by the National Quality Framework, the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Ability to cope effectively under pressure in an emergency or stressful situation.
  • Thorough understanding and implementation of a play-based curriculum.
  • Competent computer skills to manage documentation, learning resources and use of technology tools to support learning.
  • Behaviour management skills, reflecting restorative practices and the ability to develop and demonstrate positive behaviour strategies and support children’s learning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and communicate clearly. Valid Working With Children Check, RRHAN-EC and Senior First Aid certification (incl. CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma).

What We Offer

At Emmaus Christian College, we value our employees beyond the workplace. As a member of our Christ-centred community, your unique gifts and talents will be cherished. We are united in our commitment to serve Jesus and inspire young people through high-quality education. We recognise that we are blessed with staff who are dedicated and skilled, we offer the following to further nurture our team’s wellbeing, development and success.

  • A distinctly Christian organisation with a unified mission for Christian education, including regular staff devotions and worship.
  • Staff member discounts on student fees.
  • Staff Team Building Day and professional development opportunities.
  • Strong culture of hospitality with social events and celebrations throughout the year.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits.

If you have a passion for actively contributing to growing God’s kingdom and seeing young people thrive, we invite you to apply!

Submitting Your Application

Applications Close: 9:00am Friday 31st May 2024

Applicants should provide:

  1. A written application that addresses the selection criteria outlined in the position description, available at https://emmauscc.sa.edu.au/about/employment.
  2. Curriculum Vitae, which provides full personal details, qualifications, previous employment and experience.
  3. A completed ‘Application for Non-Teaching Position Form’, available at https://emmauscc.sa.edu.au/about/employment.

Application submissions must be sent to recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au and include all three documents to be considered. Please reference the Job ID in the subject line: Job ID 240502. Please note applications will be considered as they are received.


For further information, please contact Human Resources on (08) 8292 3888 or recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au.

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