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Early Childhood Educator Certificate III (Early Learning)

Moonee Valley City Council

Location: MILD Centre for Children

Job Type: Part time


Early Childhood Educator Certificate III (Early Learning)

Reference number: 14348

Closing date: 11:45pm 4 December 2022

  • Working with our team of dedicated educators
  • Permanent part-time position
  • 15.20 hours per week
  • Salary commencing at $32.14 per hour plus 10.5% superannuation (commensurate with experience)

About Family and Children’s Services

Moonee Valley City Council is a proud to be an equal opportunity and child safe employer. All our Family and Children’s Services are situated on the lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung and this acknowledgment is embedded across all service delivery.

Family and Children’s Services is responsible for the coordination, advice, education and delivery of a broad range of services for children and families from 0-17 years of age. This includes Early Years Services (long day, occasional and kindergarten), Family Services, Maternal and Child Health, Immunisation and a Planning Team.

Moonee Valley City Council Early Years Services is committed to delivering high quality education and care that supports the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children. We strive to work collaboratively with families and the wider community to meet their diverse needs and build community capacity. We support educators as part of a collaborative team that builds educator capacity and leadership, leading to quality outcomes for all involved.

The Opportunity

Working collaboratively within our team of Early Childhood Educators, this position will see you implementing high-quality, innovative play-based programs to meet the individual and group interests, strengths and needs of children. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Working according to the Child Safe Standards, National Quality Framework and curriculum frameworks.
  • Developing and maintaining positive reciprocal relationships with and between children, families and educators.
  • Initiating and promoting warm and intentional interactions with children as a key learning strategy.
  • In collaboration with team members, documenting children’s learning both individually and as part of a group.
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of curriculums within the learning program.

About You

  • Certificate III in Children's Services or equivalent, as recognised by the Department of Education and Training and in accordance with the Education and Care National Law Act 2010 & the Education and Care National Services Regulations 2011;
  • Relevant experience in working in children’s services in line with Child Safe Standards, National Quality Framework and curriculum frameworks.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards;
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong professional relationships with children, families and colleagues
  • Ability to self-manage work requirements in liaison with room team and supervisor; and,
  • Hold a current and valid, or willingness to obtain: Working With Children Check, First Aid Level 2, CPR Certificate, Anaphylaxis Management and Emergency Asthma Management certificates.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Elizabeth Georgiadis on (03) 9243 1063.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Council positions require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in our recruitment and selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9243 1122.