Current Vacancies

Traineeship Early Childhood Worker

Position Number 47/21
Location ECTARC Alunga Education and Care Service - Albion Park
Status Full time, Fixed term 12 month contract
Closing Date 05/07/2021
About the Service

ECTARC Alunga is a 44-place service providing early childhood education and care for children from birth to school age in Albion Park Rail. The service is located on Robyn Road, a quiet residential street and is within walking distance to Albion Park Rail Primary School and Albion Park Train Station.  We have off street parking and lane way access from the Princes Highway.

About the Role

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 to being 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.

ECTARC Alunga is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic trainee who is looking to start their career in early childhood education. During the 12-month traineeship you will gain valuable knowledge and experience whilst working and studying alongside our qualified and supportive educators to

Essential Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or over
  • A genuine interest working with young children
  • A commitment to undertaking the practical and theoretical components of the program
  • A current Working with Children Check clearance number (or be willing to obtain)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID004 – Provide emergency First Aid in an education and Care Setting)
  • ECTARC employees are vaccinated for COVID-19 and are strongly encouraged to obtain an available booster dose as they become available

Job Description3.1.8 Job Description Early Childhood Trainee 2020

Next Steps

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

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

If you would like to be considered for this position, please click on the Apply Online button below.

Interviews for this position will  be conducted in the New Year.