Child Care Assistant (Casual)

Job No: MPSC31
Location: Moree



Forming part of the Gwydir Daycare and Preschool Team, within the Corporate Services Department you will assist in providing high quality care for families of the Moree Plains Shire.

Reporting to the Director of Gwydir Day Care and Preschool and the Group Leaders, you will provide child care support to ensure the operations and services of the Day Care and Preschool are performed efficiently and effectively.

To be successful in this position, you must enjoy working with children, will be 18 years of age or older, completed a minimum education level of Year Ten or equivalent, have or be actively working towards at least an approved Certificate III education and care qualification, hold a current First Aid Certificate and have a current Working with Children Check number.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017, Band 1 Level 3 Grade 3, Step 1 $29.81 per hour including 25% leave loading in lieu of entitlements. There are no minimum hours for this position and if successful you will be eligible to remain on our casual listing for a twelve (12) month period.

It is an offence under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998, for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.

Applications must be made on-line ONLY, at and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 13 November 2019.


Further information regarding the on-line application process may be obtained by contacting Council’s Human Resources Team 0267 573234 or via e-mail

A pre-employment health check and a three month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

 Council has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options.

 Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Smoke Free work environment.

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