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Early Childhood Educator

Apply now Job no: 493071
Work type: Permanent
Location: Northern Melbourne / North Central Victoria
Categories: Children's Services

Early Childhood Educator

Mitchell Shire Council has embarked on Victoria’s last great story of growth.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne where the city meets the country, we’re renowned for our scenic beauty that’s rich in both history and heritage.  We’re home to a mix of beautiful natural landscapes, townships and emerging communities in some of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs.

Come join a Local Government Organisation offering a fantastic opportunity for Community, Opportunity and Growth for the right applicant.

We want you to help lead a supportive team in an area with a projected population growth of 170,000 people.

About the Roles 

We provide our Early Childhood Educators with the opportunity to maintain a healthy work/life balance, while performing challenging yet rewarding work. Our staff have access to a range of ongoing professional development opportunities and benefits designed to align with our ‘One Mitchell’ philosophy.

What we’re looking for 

Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, skilled, qualified and experienced in relation to the care and education of young children including:  

  • a thorough understanding of the needs of young children, the community, families and the principles of early childhood education.
  • a demonstrated ability to embed the National Quality Standards into programming with a commitment to best practice.
  • experience implementing and supporting developmentally appropriate programs for 3-5 year-old children.
  • excellent communication skills.
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education

We have multiple permanent roles available throughout our Kindergarten network. Remuneration begins at $42K to $44.9K for Certificate III roles and $45.5K to $46.9K (pro-rata and dependent on qualifications and experience as per the Early Education Employees Agreement 2020) plus superannuation.

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check prior to commencement. You will also be required to provide evidence that you meet the relevant State Government Pandemic Orders vaccination requirements.  

Further information  

To learn more about the roles and how to apply, visit our Careers webpage today. For more information about this role please contact Melanie Smith, Acting Children’s Services Coordinator, on 0429991124.

Applications close at 9am on 19 December 2022 

Position Description

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