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Early Years Co-Educator / Education Support Officer (Casual Relief Staff) -
Adelaide, South Australia

About the College:

Founded in 1847, St Peter’s College is a leading independent Anglican school for boys and is located adjacent to the CBD of Adelaide.

The School caters for a wide range of student backgrounds and abilities and has an excellent reputation for both academic and co-curricular achievement.


About the Role:


The Early Learning Centre provides preschool education for boys aged 3 - 5 years.  The Centre is committed to the provision of a caring and stimulating environment that reflects the interests and needs of boys in their early years.


We are seeking experienced and qualified Early Years Co-Educators / Education Support Officers who would be available to undertake casual relief work in our Centre.


Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability to establish caring and nurturing relationships with children, work as a member of a team and view play as an important medium through which young children learn.  An understanding of the Reggio Emilia philosophy would be desirable.


Candidates will be required to meet the following selection criteria:

  • Hold a Diploma of Children's Services or Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care or Children's Services;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate, undergone Working with Children Screening and completed Responding to Abuse and Neglect (RAN) Training;
  • Have an understanding of early childhood education and care;
  • Have a basic understanding of the Reggio Emilio philosophy;
  • Be concerned about the needs and well being of children / students;
  • Be able to communicate sensitively and confidently with staff, parents and students;
  • Have excellent communication, representation and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Conditions of Employment


The successful applicants will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School's Child Protection Policy.


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For details about the School visit the School's website at


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Please include a cover letter addressing the above criteria as the first page of your resume.


Address your application to Annette Cinnamond, Director of Human Resources and include qualifications and all relevant details, together with the names and contact details of three referees. 


Only online applications will be accepted.

St Peter’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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