Childcare Educator, Diploma

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 9 November 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Develop educational programs
  • Work in great facilities
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free use of onsite gyms and sporting facilities

The Role

  • $35.50 to $38.55 per hour plus 17% superannuation
  • Continuing, part-time (32 hours per week)
  • Wagga Wagga

The Childcare Educator (Diploma) is responsible for providing developmentally appropriate care and education programs for the group of children within their care. To plan, prepare, implement and evaluate, in association with other staff members, indoor and outdoor learning environments, acknowledging childrens individual needs, within the needs of the group as a whole.

To be successful you will have:

  • Diploma of Community Services (Childrens Services) or equivalent and demonstrated experience
  • Experience developing and implementing high-quality educational programs. Incorporating the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and implement Education and Care Services Regulations 2011.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Highly risk-aware and proactive in addressing issues to ensure the continued health and safety of young children, staff and visitors.

As part of this recruitment, pre-employment functional screening is required.

Two doses of the COVID-19 vaccination will be required by 8 November 2021 for all early childhood education and care educators and staff under the current Public Health Order.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

Early Learning and Nurture Centre (Wagga Wagga) The Early Learning and Nurture Centre is a community-based centre located on Charles Sturts Wagga Wagga Campus. The centre is licensed to care for 58 children. We welcome children of Charles Sturt University staff and students, children of distance education students who attend Charles Sturt University residential schools, and the wider community. We cater for 16 children per day in the 0-2 age group, 20 children in the 2-3 age group and 22 children in the 3-5 age group

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Megan Isaac | Director, Childrens Centres | | Ph: 02 6933 2665

Closing Date: 11 pm, 9 November 2021