Early Childhood Trainees
Fit Kidz is about family, love and learning.
Whether you are just starting your career in early childhood or you choose to continue your career with Fit Kidz, you join a group of caring, bright and motivated people who share a passion for making learning personal and inspiring kids to thrive. We believe that our Centres, as beautiful as they are, are only as good as the people in them. If you are fantastic, WE WANT YOU!!!
We want people who believe in the need for high quality child care and education. You must have a desire to make a difference in children's lives each day they come to work.
We are looking for child care trainees to undertake the Certificate III in Children's Services course over 12 months, whilst working full time with us and training on the job.
The right applicants for these positions will be loving; caring; out-going; silly; enjoy playing in mud, wet sand and shaving cream; love crawling around on hands and knees, meowing like a cat, or slithering like a snake; have a calm speaking voice; have eyes in the back of his/her head; able to change pants and nappies with a smile; able to read endless stories with excitement; creative; imaginative; fun; able to hug a child who has a slimy runny nose and clean up vomit; artist; scientist; engineer; interior decorator; psychologist; mathematician; gardener; farmer; enjoys parent contact; can do ten things at once; never tires of giving a hand, even when not asked; responsible for the lives of young children all day; takes constructive criticism with a smile; accountable for every word and action; always busy; all for the National Training Wage and the smiles of your children...our greatest reward.
A traineeship is a great way to join the industry and earn a qualification along the way. There is also a pathway to university do undertake a degree in Early Childhood Education via Diploma study (after Certificate III)
Computer literacy is a big plus, as is a strong ability to communicate successfully to families, children and staff.
Commitment to ongoing professional development in the early childhood profession is a must, as is an ambitious and enthusiastic work ethic.
If you would like to apply you must have the following:
- You are 17 or over and an Australian citizen/permanent resident.
- You currently do not hold any qualifications in early child care.
- You must be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check.
- You have a genuine love for children and want to nurture them and help them to learn and grow.
- This role will be full time for 12 months.
As a trainee you will fall under the National Training Wage of between $10-$18 per hour depending on your age and when you left school. This is a non negotiable rate. If this is not manageable then please do not apply for the role.
Fit Kidz is a child safe organisation and follows the national principles.