Moree Plains Shire Council

Child Care Assistant (Casual)

Posted: 10 May
Closes: 15 Jun
Moree, NSW


Moree Plains Shire Council is seeking highly motivated individuals to join the Gwydir Day Care and Preschool Team.

  • Casual 
  • Location Moree - Gwydir Day Care and Preschool 
  • Attractive Salary starting at $30.86 per hour (including 25% leave loading in lieu of entitlements) depending on qualifications and experience.

About the role

As a casual Childcare Assistant, you are expected to be an active team member of a team which provides high quality early childhood education and care to children.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020.

Further details about the role can be found in the full Position Description.

 About you

You must be 18 years of age or older, completed a minimum education level of Year Ten or equivalent, have or be actively working towards a minimum of an approved Certificate III Education and Care qualification.  In addition to this you must have a current NSW Working with Check Clearance and a current First Aid Certificate.

Prior experience working with young children with the demonstrated ability to relate in a positive and caring manner and meet the individual needs of children ranging in ages 8 weeks to 5 years is also an essential requirement for this role.

How to apply

To apply, please visit and address the selection criteria.  All applications must be made online only.  

To maximise your chance of gaining an interview for this position, it is important that you address the essential and desirable criteria. To find out more, please read Moree Plains Shire Council's guidelines & Checklist for job applicants. 

Closing date for applications

This position closes at 4.00pm Wednesday 15 June 2022.

For more information

Further information regarding the online application process may be obtained by contacting Council’s Human Resources Team on (02) 67 573 234 or via email

Our commitment to safety

Moree Plains Shire Council is committed to safety. A pre-employment health check and a three-month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

On 23 September 2021 the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021 also came into effect, requiring all early childhood education care (ECEC) staff across the state to be fully vaccinated by 8 November 2021.  As a result it is a requirement of this position that anyone applying be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and also willing to maintain regular immunisation as outlined in the position description.

Moree Plains Shire Council is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Cultural Diversity.

It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.