Children's Educator
Holroyd City Council
Sydney, AU
3d ago
  • 1 x Full-Time, Fixed Term position working 9 day fortnight (12 month contract)
  • Salary range - $996.85 to $1,146.37 per week plus superannuation
  • Be part of an Innovative Education and Care team
  • About the Organisation

    Cumberland City Council is a Child Safe organisation which was proclaimed in May 2016 and is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres.

    Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney.

    Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

    Council has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcome, belong and succeed.

    Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership.

    As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change .

    About the Opportunity

    As a Children's Educator you will assist in the delivery of an innovative and educational program that provides a warm and caring environment that enriches and enhances the children's lives and compliments their families’ beliefs.

    To be considered for this position you will have :

  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • A valid Working with Children Check Clearance Number
  • Proven skills and experience in the following areas : Education and Care National Quality Framework (NQF), customer service, communication skills in written and oral format, computer operating systems, effective time management and organisational skills
  • Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

    Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices.

    It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

    For further information please refer to the Position Description here.

    Salary : Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. The position is placed at Grade 5 of the Cumberland Council salary structure with a salary range of $996.

    85 to $1,146.37 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend on qualifications, experience and competencies.

    Conditions of Employment : This is a 12 month full time, fixed-term position working 7.75 hours per day rostered between 6.

    00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday. This is based on a nine (9) day fortnight. This position is expected to be located at Council's Auburn Long Day Child Care Centre but you may be required to work at any one of our 17 education and care centres across the Cumberland LGA.

    You may also be required to attend training, education events and staff meetings outside of your normal working hours. All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.

    Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

    Enquiries : Telephone Jennifer Kingston on 8757 9775 for further information .

    Position Number : SP-EI-35

    Closing Date : 11 : 30pm, Monday, 21 September 2020

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