Early Childhood Educator

Job No: BRC0105
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council currently has an opportunity available to join the Children's Services Team as an Early Childhood Educator. The successful applicant will be experienced, self-motivated and passionate about the education and care of young children and would like to be part of an organisation that values the wellness, safety and education of children aged 0-5 years. 

This position will be based at our Children's Services (Scallywags) facility located in William Street. The centre provides a high level of education and care and as the Early Childhood Educator you will contribute to making the service a point of difference from other child care providers.   

The position will work alongside a team of professionals responsible for room management, child health and safety, education and planning and enriching children’s lives through play- based learning.

Key Requirements

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or Working toward the qualification
  • A working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and ability to develop and implement a high quality educational program  
  • A working knowledge of National Quality Standards, Education and Care Regulations and National Law.  
  • Experience in a similar role in an Education and Care setting 
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Current approved First Aid, Emergency Asthma Management and Anaphylaxis Management training
  • Current paid Working with Children Check 

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $946.40 to $994.27 per week + super

Position Status: Permanent full time 

Hours of work: 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm on a rotating roster. 

Application closing date: Sunday, 15 August 2021, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Leanne McCurry - 6333 6560

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.