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Casual/Relief Early Childhood Educator

Apply now Job no: 492599
Work type: Casual
Location: Northern Melbourne / North Central Victoria
Categories: Children's Services


  • Casual Positions
  • Salary $28.23 - $33.42 (dependent on experience in accordance with the Early Education Employees Agreement 2016) Commence at Educator Pay Scale 2.1 (for Diploma Qualified) Commence at Educator Pay Scale 1.1 (for Certificate III Qualified)
  • School Readiness Funding back fill opportunities

Mitchell Shire Kindergartens operate quality early childhood education programs for both 3 and 4 year olds throughout our municipality. With facilities at Kilmore, Broadford, Pyalong, Wandong, Wallan and Flowerdale our children’s services team work hard to provide a warm and inviting environment for all children and families in our community.

As one of Victoria's fastest growing municipalities, Mitchell Shire Council provides its employees with the opportunity to maintain a healthy work / life balance whilst performing challenging yet rewarding work. Employees have access to a range of ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to align with our ‘One Mitchell’ Philosophy

As a valued member of the Children's Services team, you will have a thorough knowledge of the needs of young children, the community, families and the principals of early childhood education, and a demonstrated ability to embed the National Quality Standards into programming and a commitment to best practice.

Our Early Childhood Educators have the ability to implement or support a developmentally appropriate program for 3-5 year old children. The successful applicant will have a Certificate III in Early Childhood, supported by well developed written and communication skills, a sound knowledge of relevant Children’s Services Legislation, Policy and Frameworks, and a thorough knowledge of appropriate emergency procedures. Your teamwork and interpersonal skills will allow you to provide relief at our centres, working under direction from the Teacher, with minimal disruption to families and children.

Educators must have a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood qualification, as approved by ACECQA and recognised under the National Law.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain an employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement. (This is now mandatory for ALL employees joining Council to meet Child Safe Standards of our Organisation)

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. 

 500170 - Relief Early Childhood Educator.PDF

Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. 

 Mitchell Shire Council is a Child Safe Organisation

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