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We are looking for some new team members to join St Anthony’s Family Care at Figtree Croydon!

As a community-based organisation, we are not only committed to delivering great services that make a real difference in the lives of children and young people, but we realise that exceptional staff are the key to making this possible.

If you are seeking a workplace that:

  • Values and respects hard working employees with a can-do attitude
  • Offers training opportunities so you can continue to learn and grow
  • Provides Wellbeing programs that look after your body and mind
  • Has a great workplace culture that makes coming to work both rewarding and fun

then check out our jobs below and apply today!

Early Childhood Educators 

St Anthony’s Family Care 

Croydon, Sydney NSW 

Position Type: Full-Time/Part-Time/Casual 

About Us:  At Figtree Early Leaning Centre, children benefit from a range of exciting programs and activities. Our programs are planned by our experienced and qualified early childhood educators and are developed around an emergent play-based curriculum. This curriculum is inspired by the Early Years Learning Framework which describes the principles, practices and outcomes that support and enhance young children’s learning from birth to five years of age. Figtree is a purpose-built centre with a focus on supporting the needs of the community. Come and join our team.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate educational programs for children aged 0-5 years.
  • Create a safe, stimulating, and engaging learning environment for children. 
  • Observe and document children’s progress, behaviour, and development. 
  • Collaborate with team members to design and adapt activities that promote holistic development. 
  • Establish positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues. 
  • Foster an inclusive atmosphere that respects and celebrates diversity. 

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Cert III, Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved). 
  • Knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Passion for early childhood education and a genuine interest in children’s well-being and development. 


Attractive Compensation - We offer a competitive hourly rate plus not-for-profit salary package incentive. 

Enhanced Well-Being - Enjoy the benefit of well-being days per year, allowing you to recharge and focus on your mental and physical health. You will also have free access to an Employee Assistance Program.  

Extra Time Off - Benefit from ex-gratia days, providing you with additional paid leave to spend quality time with your family during the Christmas closure period. 

Flexible Work Arrangements - Access flexitime arrangements that cater to your individual needs, helping you manage your professional and personal commitments effectively. 

Continuous Growth - Embrace continuous learning and development with ongoing opportunities for professional growth and training. We invest in your skills to ensure you stay ahead in your field. 

Supportive Culture - Join a work environment that values collaboration and support. Our team thrives on a culture of inclusivity and teamwork, ensuring you have the backing you need to succeed. 

Contribute to Innovation - Be a part of our forward-thinking organization, where your contributions matter. You’ll have the chance to play a key role in the growth and success of our innovative company. 

How to Apply 

If you are a confident and enthusiastic Early Childhood Educator who is dedicated to providing quality care and education to young children, we would love to hear from you!  

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant qualifications and experience to 

Should you require any further information please feel free to contact Teresa Petrone on 02 9747 5782

St Anthony’s Family Care (SAFC) is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children, young people and vulnerable people and has zero-tolerance of any abuse.

Every person employed or volunteering at SAFC is required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid Working with Children Check and sign and comply with our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

All members of staff and volunteers have a responsibility to understand the specific role they play individually and collectively, to ensure a safe and appropriate environment for all SAFC service users.