Early Childhood Educator - Lyrebird ELC, Carrum Downs

About Us

At Mayfield Early Education, our unwavering commitment is to create a welcoming and secure environment for each child entrusted to our care. 

Our devoted team is focused on fostering and unlocking the potential of every child, promoting independence, building self-esteem, and instilling a profound sense of belonging. Entrenched in our four guiding pillars below, our approach to early education is comprehensive and dedicated.

  1. Connected by Community, 
  2. In Safe Hands, 
  3. Quality Education You Can Count On, and 
  4. Home Away from Home

The Opportunity

Lyrebird ELC in Carrum Downs has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Educator to join our incredible team. working Tuesday to Friday from 8.30am - 5.00pm.

As an integral part of the Mayfield team, you will play a crucial role in creating a nurturing and educational environment for the children in our care. 

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring child safety & wellbeing using your active supervision skills.
  • Collaborating with the team on age-appropriate curriculum implementation. 
  • Providing personalised attention, addressing unique learning styles and needs of the children in our care.
  • Guiding behaviour through positive reinforcement for social and emotional development.
  • Maintaining open communication with parents about a child's progress and concerns.
  • Actively participating in team meetings for a cohesive approach to early childhood education. 
  • Fostering a positive, inclusive atmosphere embracing diverse backgrounds in a culturally sensitive manner.


  • Working towards or hold a minimum of a Cert III in ECEC (or ACECQA approved equivalent);
  • Valid WWCC
  • Child protection / Red Nose / Food Safety training (or willing to obtain);
  • Working knowledge & understanding of Child Safe Standards
  • Working knowledge & understanding of NQF & EYLF.
  • Passion for the Early Childhood sector - you will enjoy communicating with and building trusted relationships with children, their families, your teammates and the wider community. 

Why Mayfield Early Education?

When you join the dedicated team at Mayfield, not only will you join a like-minded, positive & collaborative team, but you will also have access to these great benefits:

  • A high level of support from our experienced Leadership team.
  • Continuous learning & professional development to grow your career.
  • Discounted childcare at any Mayfield Centre.
  • Staff referral rewards.

If this sounds like an opportunity too good to pass by, then apply today! 

Mayfield Childcare Limited, its Board, Management, Employees and Volunteers are committed to safety and wellbeing of all children and young people and have a zero tolerance for child abuse.

Mayfield Childcare Limited acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land– the Wurundjeri people, and pay our respects to their Elders, both past and present.


Apply now

Part Time

Job no: GBAL40545

Location: Lyrebird Early Learning Centre - Carrum Downs

Closing Date: Wednesday, 7 August 2024