Early Childhood Teacher

The Service

Habitat Early Learning Ferny Grove is located in Brisbane’s inner north, nestled against the tranquil backdrop of Cedar Creek. Beyond exceeding the National Quality Standards (Ferny Grove 2016) and architecturally designed buildings, Habitat Early Learning offers an unprecedented standard in early education to help young children get the best start in life. Through the philosophy Happy Staff, Happy Children, Happy Families, Habitat delivers exceptional quality across three core service areas – Education, Nutrition and Health.

The centres include dynamic first-class learning spaces perfectly suited to the Montessori and Emergent education curriculums, as well as the many Extra-Curricular Programs Habitat Early Learning offers.

For more information, please visit the service website: https://habitatlearning.qld.edu.au/location-ferny/

Why Habitat

Generous staff incentives and remuneration: above award pay, employee childcare discounts, birthday & anniversary gifts, employee referral program, performance bonuses and staff awards

Ongoing professional development: a growing company with career development opportunities, professional development and on-going training

Great culture: a supportive and friendly team committed to prioritising the educational, nutritional and health needs of children.

The Role

Habitat Early Learning are looking for an experienced, motivated, inspiring and fully qualified Early Childhood Teacher to join their team in a permanent capacity.

The role of the Early Childhood Teacher is to support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.


  • The preparation, implementation and evaluation of developmentally appropriate programs for individual children or groups (in consultation with the Nominated Supervisor)
  • Ensuring the health and safety of children 
  • Providing care for children 
  • Developing positive and respectful relationships with children 
  • Supporting the holistic development of children in early childhood 
  • Providing experiences to support children’s play and learning 
  • Using information about children to inform practice 
  • Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk
  • Providing emergency first aid 
  • Working within a legal and ethical framework
  • As required, supervision of students on placement

About you

While you may be interested in working with children, to be a successful Early Childhood Educator at Habitat Early Learning you:

  • strive for better, stronger, more 
  • are good with and genuinely interested in many different types of people 
  • highly value education and learning for people of all ages 
  • are comfortable doing a variety of different types of work (including light physical outdoor work and indoor written work)

Skills, Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia
  • A current Blue Card/ Exemption card (or willingness and eligibility to obtain one)
  • A recognised Early Childhood Teaching degree level of qualification in Early Childhood or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Current or recent Child Protection training and a strong understanding of your role as a mandatory reporter
  • A current First Aid certificate as approved by ACECQA, CPR, and approved Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management certificates
  • Well developed knowledge of the Early Years Learning Frameworks (EYLF) and the National Quality Framework (NQF)
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Established skills in the areas of teamwork, flexibility & self-management

If you are seeking a dynamic, diverse and supported role that will challenge you and support your career development, we invite you to apply.

For more information about Habitat Early Learning, please visit our website https://habitatlearning.qld.edu.au/ or contact HR Team via [email protected] 

At Habitat Early Learning, we acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and play. Our learning community walks together in the spirit of Reconciliation.


13 February 2023

Habitat Early Learning (Ferny Grove)

54 Hogarth Road
Ferny Grove QLD 4055