Current Vacancies

Early Childhood Teacher

Position Number 12/22
Location ECTARC The Basin Education and Care Service
Status Full time
Closing Date 18/02/2022
About the Service

ECTARC The Basin is a 40-place multifunction service offering both preschool and long day care programs for children from 2 years to school age.


We promote and provide daily opportunities for children to learn through play, to explore, be creative, investigate, problem solve, practise skills and be challenged.  We believe strongly in building genuine relationships with families as the most important step in teaching any child.  We promote and respect all cultures and family groups.  Located in Yuin nation, we have a strong Aboriginal culture focus.


We have a strong connection with Sanctuary Point school.  Our children participate in transition to school visits to give children an effective transition from early childhood education to school education and familiarise children with the classrooms and the school environment.


We are an Early Start Centre, linked with Wollongong University, who provide our educators with up to date professional development and the latest research regarding early childhood education.

About the Role

ECTARC The Basin is seeking an Early Childhood Teacher to work as part of a passionate and capable team who are committed to enriching the futures of young children. In collaboration with others you will plan and implement high-quality educational, innovative and inclusive programs, whilst also establishing relationships with families to ensure best outcomes for young children.


This is an opportunity for you to work in an organisation who values your experience and skills and will provide ongoing support for you to strengthen your professional knowledge and practice.


We are always looking for passionate educators to join our ECTARC team. New graduates are encouraged to apply.


Originally known as Illawarra Area Child Care (IACC) our organisation was incorporated in October 1985 and have a proud history of providing optimum education and training services.


ECTARC is proudly a not for profit organisation, that successfully manages education and care services in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven. Our specialist early childhood knowledge, extensive experience and commitment to early education and care for children is why we are a respected leader in the sector. We live by our vision of enriching the futures for the children, families, students and our communities.


We have a professional, experienced leadership team at our head office who support and resource our ECTARC services to strengthen quality learning and education programs. ECTARC is committed to providing optimum work environments for staff with ongoing professional development opportunities.


ECTARC is committed a child safe organisation. We understand that the safety and wellbeing of all children is paramount, we aim to provide environments where all children feel safe and are safe. ECTARC has policies and systems to protect children, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously.


Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • NESA Early Childhood Teacher Accreditation
  • A Working with Children Check clearance number
  • Current approved first aid qualification for early education and care HLTAID004
  • Completed an approved child protection Statement of Attainment
  • Demonstrated ability within the role of Responsible Person
  • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current early childhood theories and practice & children’s services legislation
  • Demonstrated high level of ethical and professional behaviour including collaboration & confidentiality
  • A commitment to practicing ECTARC values everyday
  • Strong commitment to your own professional learning
  • COVID-19 Vaccination is required by the Public Health Order. Evidence must be provided


For more information on the role please click on the link to the Job Description – 3.1.4 Job Description Early Childhood Teacher

Next Steps

At ECTARC we pay highly competitive salaries above the award rate in accordance with the policies and procedures of ECTARC.

We have a comprehensive induction process and a dedicated wellbeing program to support you and your family.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre employment screening and probity checks.

ECTARC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background to apply for this position.

If you have any questions in regards to this position please call ECTARC on (02) 4223 1100 or email

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