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There’s always something new and exciting happening in our Children First community!

Families are kept up to date with what’s happening at their child’s centre with Floorbooks displayed at each centre as well as receiving monthly e-newsletters with helpful tips and advice and to learn what’s coming up in their centre.

Read the articles below to find out the latest BIG NEWS happening across our centres and learn a little more about our wonderful community.

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Early Childhood Educator – Certificate III

Growing Potential Ltd Blacktown, Sydney NSW Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training) Full time Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional care, before and after school care, and vacation care services in the Blacktown area. It operates out of six sites and approximately 700…

Early Childhood Educator – Diploma

Growing Potential Ltd Blacktown, Sydney NSW Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training) Full time Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional care, before and after school care, and vacation care services in the Blacktown area. It operates out of six sites and approximately 700…

Early Childhood Teacher (ECT)

Growing Potential Ltd Blacktown, Sydney NSW Teaching – Early Childhood (Education & Training) Full time Above award wage and excellent working conditions Generous benefits including salary packaging A friendly, supportive environment  Access to an Employee Assistance Program with free counselling Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional…

Child Care Certificate III Trainee – Children First

Growing Potential Ltd Plumpton, Sydney NSW Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training) Full time Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional care, before and after school care, and vacation care services in the Blacktown area. It operates out of six sites and approximately 700 children…

Early Childhood Educator – Certificate III (Lunch Cover)

Growing Potential Ltd Blacktown, Sydney NSW Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training) Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional care, before and after school care, and vacation care services in the Blacktown area. It operates out of six sites and approximately 700 children attend…

Early Childhood Educator – Certificate III

Children First is a not for profit organisation that provides preschool, long day care, occasional care, before and after school care, and vacation care services in the Blacktown area. It operates out of six sites and approximately 700 children attend these services in any week. In addition to providing child care services from its own…

TIP & ADVICE

Looking for some advice to help with your little one? Browse our articles below:

Hygiene Fun

Maintaining hygiene and cleanliness can often be difficult and time consuming especially while working and caring for your family. To help you out Children First have put together a few suggestions on ways to make keeping clean fun for all the family and a permanent change for the healthier at home and at childcare. A…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – updates and information

Children First would like to acknowledge the significant impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on our children, families, employees, communities and individuals. Our thoughts go out to those who have been directly impacted by this crisis. At Children First, the health and safety of our clients, families and employees are our most important priority. We…

Long Day Care Preschool Programs Help Your Child Get School-Ready

We offer dedicated preschool programs for children aged 4 to 5 years which are based in our long day care environment, helping children get school-ready.
We build and maintain strong working relationships with our local schools to help make your child’s transition from preschool to primary school positive and smooth.

Supporting Positive Mental Health in Children

Many factors can contribute to someone feeling low. It isn’t always easy to know whether someone is OK, particularly if they haven’t talked about it or children have yet to recognise the importance of changes in behaviour. Good mental health helps children form positive relationships with others, handle ups and downs and generally enjoy life.…

Engaging Your Child Through Play

Play-based learning is described in the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) as ‘a context for learning through which children organise and make sense of their social worlds, as they actively engage with people, objects and representations’. But what is play? Play is hard to define as there are a number of theories and types of…

Top tips to help your child share and take turns

Sharing doesn’t come easily to kids, and can be very challenging for younger children. Here we share our top tips to help your child learn how to share and take turns. Why is sharing so hard? For children, sharing can be difficult because they have to: Understand how their friend feels Understand why their friend…

EMPLOYMENT

If you’re enthusiastic about working in an innovative organisation that’s committed to children, families and communities, check out our current vacancies.

We offer rewarding experiences, training, development and opportunities to grow.

Children First is a Service of Growing Potential

With a variety of other services in the community, Growing Potential may have other jobs that could be of interest to you.

Children First acknowledges the traditional custodians and their continued connections to Country and culture throughout Australia.
We pay our respect to these diverse communities and to Elders both past and present.

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