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Traineeship Educator Rainbow Cottage Occasional Care

  • 500675
  • Traineeships
  • Part time closed period contract

About the Opportunity

At Uniting Rainbow Cottage Occasional Child Care Centre makes it a welcome support for families with children not accessing other early learning and care programs. We offer the most agile and accommodating form of childcare for children from birth to school age, as adaptable as your schedule and requirements.


Whether it’s for an hour, a day or a week, we make it as rewarding and engaging an experience as possible, ensuring children feel valued and encouraged to explore their potential.


What you’ll be doing in this role

As a Trainee, you will be allowed to study while gaining valuable experience in the Early Learning field. You’ll learn to provide quality education and care to children to help support and facilitate their learning outcomes in accordance with the National Quality Standards and learning framework! 


Your work may include:

  • Developing positive relationships that support children, their families and community.
  • Facilitating play-based learning environments that are responsive to children’s interest, strengths, and abilities.
  • Commitment to studying and learning while working in a rewarding environment


Who we’re looking for

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • No previous qualifications of certificate 3 in Early Learning
  • Be passionate about working with children of all ages.
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and resourceful, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.


We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.


About Uniting Early Learning

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We come from a belief that the power of inclusivity and community is the key ingredient to creating an environment where children can grow and flourish.


What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Valid working with Children’s Check (prior to commencement of position)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working Rights Check
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination (3 doses).


How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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