Central Coast Council

Educators – Certificate III – Casual

Posted: 25 Mar
Closes: 06 Mar
Central Coast NSW, New South Wales
Casual

Description

"YOU COULD MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE"

Primary Work Location: Central Coast Council Childcare Centres

  • Join our experienced and passionate child care teams and access great mentors
  • Open up your career options with Central Coast Council's diverse child care community 
  • Casual positions available with work across the Central Coast
  • Salary $32.68 per hour (includes 25% casual loading) + 10% superannuation

 Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

These opportunities will suit enthusiastic, positive and team oriented child care educators who are capable of delivering quality education and care, and enjoy building sound connections with staff, children and families, becoming a valuable and positive influence within their centre. The successful candidates will work as part of the team to provide creative educational programs which meet the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) learning outcomes, and respond to the individual needs and interests of children.

Successful applicants will be employed on a casual day-to-day basis and could be working at any of our Child Centres across the Coast from Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.00am and 6.00pm. Our Casuals have a great opportunity to get to know all of our teams from Umina to Northlakes, and enjoy variety in their tasks, teams and days and times worked.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Contribute to the delivery of quality education and care programs in accordance with National Quality Framework/CCC’s policies and procedures;
  • Interact positively with the children to facilitate their learning experiences;
  • Supervise children to ensure appropriate health, safety and well-being is maintained;
  • Contribute to the delivery of customised educational programs to meet the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) learning outcomes and the individual needs and interests of children;
  • Completing relevant documentation and administration associated with the position.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care;
  • Current Working with Children Check;
  • Previous experience working in a long day care centre tending to the needs of children between the ages of six weeks and five years;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the National Quality Framework and knowledge of early childhood practices;
  • Ability to build effective relationships with staff, children, parents and other stakeholders;
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours within core Centre operating times due to legislative staffing ratios.

About Us:

  • We are a large organisation delivering a wide variety of services to our local community;
  • You’ll be joining a great team of mentors who excel at what they do;
  • We offer a supportive work environment with opportunities for career development.

In Accordance with the NSW Government health order it is mandatory and a condition of employment in Child Care that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to provide evidence that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement.

Applicants will be required to undertake a course of vaccinations against Hepatitis A and B, Tetanus (Boostrix), MMR and Varicella or demonstrate their immunity. CMV screening will also be required.

Enquiries: Kylie Payne, Section Manager Education and Care on ph: 0408 229 857.

Please note: Due to the current COVID-19 situation interviews may now be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

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HOW TO APPLY

Thank you for your interest in the position.

For more information on applying for a role with Central Coast Council please click on the following link: https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/council/about-council/careers-and-volunteering/applying-position

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. 

Don't have access to a computer or electronic device? Applications can be lodged at any of Council's 11 Library locations. Pre-book a free 1 hour computer time-slot by contacting your nearest library https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/libraries/our-branches or ask at the  Library enquiry counter.

Please note that you do not need a "password" to use our on-line application system, however you will need to complete your application without leaving the system as your application will not be saved.

** It is recommended that you review the questions and prepare your responses in a Word document or similar before commencing your on-line application. Your responses will not be saved if you encounter any problems submitting your application.

** We recommend that you use Google Chrome for best System performance.

To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing recruit@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au or phone 0409 601 161 to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

Applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted by phone or e-mail.  Please be advised, in order to ensure you receive all email communications from Central Coast Council, please whitelist 'recruit@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au' in your preferred email client.   For Further instructions please click here

 PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

I also acknowledge that I will be required to provide proof of eligibility (including photo identification) to work in Australia if selected for an interview.