St Nicholas Early Education is an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, one of the region’s largest employers. St Nicholas has two locations at Singleton and Newcastle West, providing early education and care for children aged eight weeks to five years.
Do you have to be Catholic to work at St Nicholas?
No. The diocese employs a large number of non-Catholics across all levels of the organisation, however, employees are required to work within the Catholic ethos, including upholding respect, integrity, hospitality, inclusiveness, forgiveness and justice.
Employee Benefits and Rewards
St Nicholas staff have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including
Working in modern facilities
Bishop’s Leave, three additional days leave per annum between Christmas and New Year
Annual salary review, based on performance appraisal and KPI achievements
Opportunities to be paid above the award minimum
Regular training and development opportunities
Paid attendance at centre meetings
Corporate gym membership
Free confidential counselling offered through the Employee Assistance Program
Reduced health care membership with our preferred provider
Opportunities for career path and succession planning
A family friendly workplace, with opportunities for workplace flexibility
Nine weeks paid parental leave for eligible employees