Educational Lead

Job No: SC202103406
Location: Singleton


We are looking for a passionate and hardworking Educational Lead to join our team at Singleton Council. In this role, you’ll make a real impact on the everyday lives of people within our community by achieving important outcomes for Singleton to grow and flourish.


Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community. Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services to our community, supporting our vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient. 


We are looking for an Educational Lead to provide educational coaching and mentorship, and to build capacity of educators in accordance with Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) at the Colleen Gale Childcare Centre.

With a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or equivalent, and accreditation as recognised by ACECQA, you will be an effective mentor who can inspire exceptional delivery of educational programs as well as be an educator to young children. A working knowledge of the Education and Care National Law and Regulations, National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework is also a must.

You will be able to demonstrate teaching experience of providing high quality care and education for children aged 0-5 years and working with children with additional needs, with the ability to plan, implement and evaluate Early Childhood Curriculum based on National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework.

Demonstrated effective time management, administrative, computer skills, good written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service is essential.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting operational requirements on a daily basis by working in ratio and acting as the Responsible Person as the need arises.
  • Leading and guiding the development and implementation of a high-quality educational program, based on the EYLF that promotes each child’s learning across the five learning outcomes.
  • Coaching and mentoring the team of educators to plan, implement, assess and review an educational program based on EYLF and with reference to the NQS, and in the development and delivery of documentation of children’s learning.
  • Coach and mentor the team of educators to utilise a variety of teaching strategies.
  • Be responsible for accessing current information about curriculum and contemporary pedagogy and provide this to all educators as appropriate.
  • Support the Team Leader with day-to-day management of service operations, record management, and ensuring educators are performing within the requirements of their roles.
  • Managing the Trainee Program in conjunction with Provider.

Singleton Council is committed to ensuring we provide a safe place of work for our staff and visitors and require all employees to be fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 in accordance with Singleton Council's COVIDsafe Workplace Protocol.

This position is offered on a full-time basis working 35 hours per week.

Remuneration for the position is based on Grade 11 of the salary system which equates to a base salary between $75,840 to $85,310 per year plus superannuation.


At Singleton Council, we are a dynamic, multi-skilled, diverse group of people who share the same passion — to deliver outstanding services and outcomes to our community. We value difference and the creativity it generates towards our productive workforce.

Working for Singleton Council you will join an Engaged, Safe, Sustainable and Performing workforce who, together, we exist to make a difference for our community. To make smart, sustainable decisions, and to go above and beyond so that our community continues to be loved locally and recognised nationally. If you are looking for a challenging and strategically focused career which delivers tangible results for the community all whilst working in a flexible, contemporary environment, join us on our journey to be the best council in Australia.     

  • Be community-first: You’ll create or support important community outcomes and will be fulfilled by the impact you have on everyday lives.
  • Help drive change, step by step: You’ll help improve what we deliver and how we deliver it. You’ll challenge us to move forward, combining hard work and drive with professionalism and staying power.
  • Learn and grow: You’ll develop your skills and reach new heights through the diversity of what we do and through a range of ongoing training opportunities.
  • Join a supportive, family-friendly organisation: Commit to our journey to achieve the best outcomes for our community and we will support you to find the right balance between work and life.
  • Join a employer of choice organisation: You'll be a part of an organisation that has innovative programs targeting staff wellbeing, recognition and inclusion as well as fostering a culture of collective leadership that has seen our organisation recognised as an Employer of Choice from the Human Resources Director (HRD) Australia.


If you are interested in joining our journey to become the best council in Australia, apply today to develop your skills, reach new heights and make a real impact.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description and information for intending applicants, or contact Kylie Tatt, Coordinator Community Services on 02 6578 7523.


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