Room Leader

Job No: S52135
Location: Cobar


Council owns and operates the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library, Great Cobar Heritage Centre, Lilliane Brady Village (aged care facility), Children's Services, Youth & Fitness Centre as well as works depots in Euabalong and Cobar.

Our core values - Accountability, Communication, Effective Leadership, Integrity and Teamwork (ACE IT) represent who we are as an organisation. They are the agreed guiding principles for how we carry out our duties and interact with our community.

Kubby House Childcare Centre is a 31-place service and is the only long day care provider in town. Council has recently been awarded funding to build a brand new Early Learning Centre (ELC) to meet the growing needs of our community, which has been architecturally designed specifically to exceed best practice industry standards. Our new centre is expected to be 'open for business' in January 2023, with the capacity to accommodate up to 88 children.


We are seeking an enthusiastic, kind, and caring Room Leader to deliver outstanding education and care for the children of the Kubby House Childcare Centre. Your previous experience as a leader combined with your sound understanding of the early learning years framework and national quality standards and your ability to recognise and develop the strengths in your team will see you succeed in this role.

Our preferred candidate will be Diploma qualified and passionate about early childhood education and play based learning, with a commitment to bringing learning to life through developmentally appropriate programs that inspire the children in our care to reach their full potential. We are looking for someone who brings their best self to work and builds positive relationships with the children and families to create a safe, fun, inviting, and nurturing learning environment.


Reporting to the Centre Coordinator, this role is responsible for developing and implementing an innovative learning program, documenting the children's learning journey, and ensuring the room operates efficiently, cost effectively and in accordance with the required standards, legislation and regulations.

The Room Leader (0-3yrs) needs to be an excellent communicator and help foster a high-performance team culture whilst providing the support, coaching and quality mentoring for educators in an inclusive environment for our children and their families.

The current service has two rooms 0-3 years (12 places) and 3-5 years (19 places), our brand new ELC will allow us to grow and meet the current and future demand, specifically in the under two age group.

This position has been classified as Band 2 Level 2 ($31.65 - $36.64) under Council's salary system, with employment terms and conditions in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award, working 38 hours a week with one RDO each month.

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description and provide a covering letter and current resume.


In accordance with the NSW Public Health Order, Council staff working in child care services are required to be double vaccinated and therefore proof of vaccination is required on application.

Shortlisted candidates must undergo a national police check and a pre employment medical, including drug and alcohol screening.

Cobar Shire Council welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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About Cobar Shire Council

Cobar Shire Council is committed to delivering value to our community through living our core values - Accountability, Communication, Effective Leadership, Integrity and Teamwork. The abbreviated mantra "ACE IT" represents who we are as an organisation, these values are the guiding principles for how we carry out our duties and interact with our community.

Council owns and operates the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library, Great Cobar Heritage Centre (Museum and Visitor Information Centre), Lilliane Brady Village (aged care facility), Children’s Services, Youth & Fitness Centre as well as Works Depots in Cobar and Euabalong.