Bega Valley Shire Council
Early Childhood Educator (Certificate III) Casual

Posted: 04 Aug
Closes: 30 Jun


A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens and  town centre care.

The Opportunities

We have multiple opportunities for passionate and caring individuals to provide early childhood education services for children and families in our Centres. We are seeking people to help us create a centre where every child flourishes.

As an Early Childhood Educator, you will inspire learning, encourage confidence, nurture and care for of children. You will work with the team to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children at the centres, following well established protocols and procedures.  

About You

We are seeking individuals who have the following:

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Enrolled or willing to be enrolled in a Certificate III of Early Childhood Education

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Sound knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards.
  • Sound skills in building respectful and equitable relationships with children, families, teams, and others in the community.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide safe and stimulating environments that support children’s wellbeing and learning.

To view the Position Description, please click here.


These are casual positions working varying hours across a number of centres - Bega, Eden, Candelo and Bemboka.

The hourly remuneration package for this position commences at $37.24 gross per hour, comprising of:

  • $26.84 per hour base salary 
  • $6.71 per hour casual loading
  • $3.69 per hour superannuation

Additional benefits for this position include:

  • Additional allowances (as per the Award)
  • Annual Award salary increases and performance reviews.
  • Wellbeing Initiatives – Employee Assistance Program, LifeWorks App, social club, health monitoring and annual flu vaccinations.

Application Process

This is an open recruitment process designed to meet the seasonal and operational needs of the business. For this reason, there is no closing date set for the advertising period. We will endeavour to assess each application within 28 days of submission and notify applicants with an outcome. Where position vacancies are filled and there is no longer an operational need for a specific role, applications will remain on file and be re-assessed as a vacancy or operational need arises. 

Bega Valley Shire Council undertakes a merit-based recruitment and selection process. It is essential that the required qualifications, skills and experience is demonstrated through a written application, as such, the following applies to this position:

  • Written responses are to be made by way of covering letter addressing the advertised selection criteria (maximum two pages).
  • Where there is clear preferred applicants based on written responses, the panel will make an appointment without an interview process.

For further information on these positions, please contact Sarah Brownlie - Nominated Supervisor | Sapphire Mobile Preschool on 0428 871 159.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.