Early Childhood Educator

Job No: BRC0207
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Are you passionate about the education and care of young children? Do you want to be part of an organisation that values the wellness, safety and education of children aged 0-5 years? If this sounds like you, Bathurst Regional Council currently has an exciting opportunity to join their Children's Services Team at Scallywags in the permanent full time role of Early Childhood Educator. 

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced and self-motivated Educator with a genuine interest in providing high quality service to the families of the Bathurst community.  

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 

What we can offer

  • Off the floor programming time and support
  • Positive work life culture
  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every fourth week 
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership 
  • Employee education assistance 
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program  

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

Salary: $965.30 to $1014.17 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 and a rostered day off every four weeks.  

Application closing date: Sunday, 3 July 2022, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Pamela West - 6333 6561

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.