Careers With
The Elwood Nest

At The Elwood Nest we give you everything you need to create a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment.

What that means is, you'll get support from a team who cares about your centre as much as you do (in other words we say "yes" when you ask for the resources you need).

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We recognise that our success in delivering outstanding Childcare & Kindergarten services is only possible because of our Educators, Lead Educators, Assistant Directors, Directors, Chefs and support team.

In recognition of the central role that our team members play, we commit to providing the following

  • Generous above award wage and benefits
  • A well-stocked and equipped centre
  • The choice of a 9 day fortnight or 4 day weeks
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • 20% off childcare fees (minimum)
  • Fully paid First Aid, Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma Certifications
  • Financial support for ongoing education: fully paid Certificate III and Diploma qualifications, and assistance for Bachelor’s Degrees
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Exchange programs with other centres for mentoring and networking
  • The opportunity to transfer to other centres in our group
  • Annual retention bonuses

If you’re interested in working with a team who value you and your career we would love to meet you. 

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Our Commitment to You

Experienced Support Team

Supporting you and the team so you can focus on quality care and education with regular opportunities for professional development and training.

Excellent Facilities

Brand new modern purpose-built centre with amazing, age-appropriate resources throughout each learning environment.

First Aid Qualifications

First Aid, Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma certification paid for yearly by Eden Academy to help our staff provide a safe learning environment.

Higher Educator to Child Ratio

Supporting our team to provide high quality education and individualised care with more Educators in rooms.

Above Award Wage

We value the skills and expertise within our team, therefore we pay above the award rates.

Your Day-To-Day Focus Will Include

  • Achieve the best learning outcomes for children
  • Develop and deliver a curriculum which is founded on the centre’s philosophy as well as the principles, practices and outcomes of the EYLF, whilst following childcare regulations and National Quality Standards
  • Create positive learning environments encouraging play-based learning
  • Build professional, respectful and open communication with children, families and educators
  • Observe and record children’s growth, development and achievements using a variety of methods
  • Ensure the learning environment is clean, hygienic, safe and engaging
  • Actively contribute to the centre’s QIP
  • Coordinate informative daily updates to families via our interactive app

Current Opportunities

Passionate & Inspirational
Early Educator

We are currently looking for Educators to bring magic and enchantment into the lives of our little learners.

Our Staff Are Our Family

I want to send out a big thank you to Sean, Chris and Brooke! Thank you for taking care of us in this very challenging period of time! I Really appreciate how you treat us as part of a family.


Thank You for the support over the last year. I am very thankful to work in such an amazing childcare with a bunch of amazing educators!