Singleton Council
Childcare Educator – Diploma

Posted: 14 May
Closes: 29 May
Singleton, New South Wales


At Singleton Council, our employee promise is simple: ADD VALUE. BE VALUED. 
As an employee of Singleton Council, you will join an engaged, safe, sustainable and performing (ESSP) workforce who work collectively to create community. 

Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community.

Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services, supporting our community vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient.

We’re committed to providing an environment where everyone has the opportunity to contribute their unique skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact, while also recognising and appreciating your valuable contributions and ensuring you feel valued, supported, and empowered to thrive.



Providing high-quality customer service to the community of Singleton through the delivery of quality Long Day Care Services, key responsibilities for the Childcare Educator - Diploma include.

  • Help plan, implement, and evaluate child-centric programs that are developmentally appropriate and culturally diverse, integrating the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Support children's learning by modeling play-based environments, participating in curriculum discussions, and suggesting changes.
  • Implement the service's philosophy in teaching and behaviour guidance, adapting as needed.
  • Ensure daily care routines are learning opportunities, employing intentional teaching strategies, and using evaluations for future planning.

Essential to this role is a Diploma in Children’s Services, or equivalent, or working towards achieving this qualification, a current Working with Children Check (WWCC), First Aid Certificate, including anaphylaxis and asthma training, previous experience in the care of children aged 0-5 and knowledge of curriculum and legislative frameworks.   

This position is offered on a permanent, full-time basis working 38 hours per week, with an accrued rostered day off every 4 weeks. 

Remuneration package for this position is based on Grade 8 of Council's Salary System Protocol which equates to a base salary of $65,829 - $74,050 per annum plus superannuation.  


Your wellbeing benefits include:   

  • Swell Program (Safe + Well at Singleton Council)
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations + Skin Checks 

Your leave benefits include:     

  • Concessional Leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick + Carer’s Leave
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Purchase of Additional Annual Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Domestic + Family Violence Leave
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave

Your development benefits include:   

  • Training Courses + Professional Development
  • Education Assistance
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • 'Grow our Own' Program

Your reward + recognition benefits include:   

  • ESSPecialist Program Awards
  • Service Awards
  • Be Valued Recognition Program


To find out about all the amazing things Singleton Council is doing to add value to our community click here to explore our webpages.

Do you want to be valued at Singleton Council?  Click here to check out our careers page and to see what is on offer.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description.


For a confidential conversation about this exciting opportunity contact Amber Ross, Supervisor Long Day Care on 02 6578 7274

To be eligible for this role you MUST have the Right to Work in Australia.