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Early Childhood Educator Port Adelaide SA

Hessel Children’s Centre - Port Adelaide

The Hessel Group is a proudly South Australian-owned company that has been an industry leader in early childhood education and care for over 20 years!

We believe that it takes a village to raise a child, and we are seeking passionate, nurturing, and caring Educators to join our happy village!

At Hessel Children’s Centre, we see ourselves as more than just a childcare centre. We are a community of educators and families.

We are committed to building meaningful, engaged relationships with children and their families, taking the time to listen and understand your ongoing needs, and partnering with you to provide care that is responsively tailored to every child.

To become a part of our team you will need:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (and ready to start on an upskill traineeship diploma).
  • Passionate about providing quality care and education to young children.
  • Strong understanding of child development principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification.


  • Create a warm, safe, and engaging learning environment for infants and toddlers.
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate educational programs and activities that promote physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Conduct regular assessments to track and support each child's progress.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure a cohesive and supportive educational experience.
  • Maintain a clean and organised classroom conducive to learning.
  • Stay informed about current best practices in early childhood education.


  • Above award rates
  • Professional Development (PD) opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment.

If you are as passionate about providing nurturing care to the next generation as we are, we would love to hear from you!