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Early Childhood Educator

At Learning Links, we work together with thousands of families to help children reach their full potential.

This is an opportunity for a Early Childhood Educator (Certificate 3) to join our highly regarded Exceeding-Rated Inclusive Preschool Program at Peakhurst on a casual basis. Learning Links Preschool has a strong reputation in the local area and sector as one of the first truly inclusive preschools to be established in Australia more than 25 years ago.

We operate from 8am-4pm during school terms and provide a high-quality inclusive Early Childhood Program catering for the individual needs of all children from 3 to 6 years and their families. 

We have above staff ratios, offer a minimum of 4-6 professional development days per year, and have a strong child-centered and strengths-based practice.

In this role, you will be:

  • Developing strong relationships with children reflecting child focussed and strengths based practice.
  • Developing strong relationships that support and partner with families and the community.
  • Implementing best practice as per the Education and Care Services National Regulation and Law and the Early Years Learning Framework curriculum.
  • Implementing the policies and procedures of Learning Links at all times.
  • Working collaboratively with other staff towards continuous improvement in all aspects of the service’s operations.
  • Demonstrating effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with all stakeholders.

Your benefits:

  • Opportunity to work in an Exceeding Rated Preschool.
  • High Preschool staff/child ratios (4 staff:20 children) with 2 rooms 41 children per day. 
  • Support and guidance from an experienced Preschool Director and Leadership team.
  • Focus on WHS and Wellbeing, with access to information and resources on monthly topics each month.
  • Work laptop to support your role.
  • EAP services including access to career support, manager assistance, mental health and counselling services, nutrition/ diet advice, financial counselling, legal assistance etc.

 Your knowledge and qualifications:

  • ACECQA approved Certificate 3 qualification
  • Understanding of current Early Education and Care legislation and regulations including the EYLF and NQS.
  • Current ACECQA approved first aid, CPR, anaphylaxis, and asthma certificates.
  • Current ACECQA approved Child Protection training.
  • Ability to undertake the physical requirements of the role.

Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo NDIS Workers Screening check and Working with Children Check. We also have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and require all staff to be fully vaccinated (2 primary doses plus a booster).

About us

Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate support services to meet their children’s education and wellbeing needs. Since then we have partnered with thousands of children and families to help children reach their full potential. Our Client Services team include leading practitioners in their field and we provide multidisciplinary services across psychology, speech therapy, specialist and early education.

We value diversity and inclusion and the unique contribution that every one of our team make.

Your application

We can’t wait to hear from you! Click on this link to apply now via our e-recruitment portal. For further information and a Position Description please visit the careers page of our website If you have any questions, reach out to our People and Culture team at