Casual Early Childhood Educator - Diploma Qualified

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Work type: Casual
Location: Bayswater Children and Family Centre
Categories: Children's Services

Your new role

We have a number of new and exciting opportunities available for Diploma Qualified Educators on a casual basis. This is your chance to be part of an exciting team at our Knox City Council Early Years Hubs, across Childcare and Kindergarten in a flexible approach that meets your own work life balance.

The Diploma Qualified Educator will work collaboratively to provide high quality early childhood education and care, meeting the individual needs and interests of children and families. In addition, you will have an opportunity to input in the preparation and implementation of educational programs for children aged 0-6 years within the guidelines of the National Quality Framework.

We have several casual positions available within the Early Years Hubs (Childcare and Kindergarten), located in Bayswater and Wantirna South. As a casual employee, you will be able to have some flexibility in your days and hours of work. 

This is a Band 4 classified role, with a casual rate of $42.03 - $44.84 per hour, plus superannuation.

What you will need to thrive

  • Diploma of Childrens Services, or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated understanding of National Education & Care Services National Regulations, Education & Care Services National Law Act and National & Victorian Early Years Learning & Development Frameworks;
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing high quality Education and Care programs;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with adults and children.

We are looking for a team player who enjoys their work and is keen to contribute to a positive work environment.

This position could be at either of our two Hubs in Wantirna South and Bayswater, for information about where you could be working, click here 

How to apply

Please provide a resume and brief cover letter outlining

  • Your days and hours of availability
  • Why you are interested in this opportunity        
  • What skills and qualities will you bring to the role
  • addressing the ‘what you need to thrive’ section from the position description to outline how your experience and skills relate to the role. 

Review the full position description now via our Knox City Council Careers Page.

For further information on this role please contact Laura Carroll at or on 03 9837 9632.

Applications close at 11:45pm on Sunday 26 March 2023

About the Early Years Hubs

The Early Years Hubs are purpose-built facilities where our teams work in a multi-agency way with a focus on providing high quality early years services in the community, supporting families and nurturing the learning and development of children. The services provided within the hubs include Long Day Care, Kindergarten, Maternal Child Health and Playgroup. 

Why Us

At Knox, making a difference to others and our community is at the heart of everything we do. We are inspired by empowering our community inside and out to thrive and prosper through living our values. We support hybrid and flexible working and embrace diverse and inclusive environments. We succeed by recruiting for excellence through investing in our people, encouraging their unique talents and supporting them to bring their whole selves to work.

We believe in our people and provide a supportive, driven and inclusive culture we are proud of, that focuses on wellbeing.

Beyond that, we also offer:

  • growth and learning opportunities;
  • career development;
  • reward and recognition programs; and,
  • a supportive Employee Assistance Program.

Council has developed a vaccination policy which states that the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of compliance with vaccination requirements.

To view the inherent requirements for this position please see attachment below.

Download File Childcare Kindergarten staff - Inherent Requirements Table.DOCX

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer ensuring a Child Safe environment that is committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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