Yarra City Council

Occasional Care Early Childhood Educators – Diploma and Cert III qualified

Posted: 10 Aug
Closes: 11 Aug
Melbourne, Victoria


Occasional Care Early Childhood Educators - Diploma and Cert III qualified

Multiple Permanent Part Time Opportunities

Flexible start dates 

Diploma - Band 4A $68,101.52 (pro-rata) + super 

Cert III - Band 3A $61,912.59  (pro-rata) + super 

Are you a creative and innovative Early Childhood Educator with a passion for making a difference in young children's lives?

Do you want to take your career to the next level in a progressive and inclusive organisation?

Are you seeking a challenge with great ongoing career pathway opportunities and employee benefits?

Yarra City Council is seeking dedicated candidates to fill multiple roles in Occasional Care Early Childhood Educator positions at The Connie Benn Centre in Fitzroy.

We are looking for passionate educators to join our children's services team and provide high-quality education and care through trauma-informed, child-centred, and family-focused practice.  Successful candidates will be enthusiastic about continually providing a strength-based curriculum that promotes positive relationship building.

Candidates will have prior experience, knowledge and understanding of how trauma affects the lives and needs of children and their families. Candidates will contribute to the creation of a safe and supportive learning environment. You will be committed to fostering trust, choice, and collaboration with the children in our care, in partnership with your peers, families, and the community.

Yarra is a progressive and inclusive organisation providing their educators with competitive remuneration, conditions and ongoing professional development. We value the growth and success of every educator and commit to providing all of our team members with the opportunity to develop their career journey.

You can find out what additional employment benefits our educators receive HERE. *Some benefits may be subject to eligibility criteria, approval and/or a policy framework.

Yarra is looking for dynamic educators with a solid understanding of the learning frameworks, National Quality Standards and the National Regulations, with a strong commitment to high quality innovative programs for children and families in diverse communities. Ideal candidates will have experience in working collaboratively with colleagues, other members of the profession and the community. You will have a passion for contributing to children’s educational and developmental progress and wellbeing. You will  be able to build sustained engagements with children and build strong relationships with colleagues, children, families and the community.

Applicants are required to have:

  • An ACECQA approved Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Equivalent or higher)
  • Up to date ACECQA approved First Aid, CPR, EpiPen and Asthma Management qualifications,
  • Valid Working with Children Check or VIT registration,
  • Current mandatory reporting training,
  • Meet the government requirement’s for mandated COVID-19 vaccination,
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.
  • Experience in occasional care and long day care is desired 

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply now via our online application process.

To find out more about our Long Day Care Centres, Occasional Care programs, Outside School Hours Care and Kindergartens visit us on https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/services/family-and-children

For further information, please see the position description below or contact Rachel Dike via occasionalcare@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Download File Early Childhood Educator Occasional Care - Certificate III - Position Description July 2022.pdf

Download File Early Childhood Educator Occasional Care - Diploma- Position Description July 2022.pdf

Applications close on Wednesday 10 August 2022.

In your application please note that the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, ability and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the questions in the application process.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working With Children Check, proof of COVID-19 triple vaccination and a Pre Employment Medical Assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.