Early Childhood Educator

We are currently seeking experienced and passionate Early Childhood Educators to join our Early Learning Centre team. The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting in delivery of quality care and education program to children based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community-based services for over 50 years. Our vision of ‘A caring community where everyone belongs’ is achieved through our values of Inclusion, Compassion, Hope, Responsiveness, Integrity and Social Justice.

WCS is a child safe organisation, committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children entrusted to our care. We demonstrate this commitment through embedding of the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice. Using the Early Years Learning Framework vision for children’s learning, our centres strive to build a community where children and families feel connected.

Come and work in a space where the environment is set up to encourage children’s learning, agency and play. If you have a passion for providing a supportive environment for children and families, we’d love to hear from you!

Our offer:

  • Permanent full-time and part-time (25 hours/week) appointments.
  • Salary of $53,777.31 pa (pro-rata for part-time) plus 11% superannuation.
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year.
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per year) plus meal and entertainment cards.
  • Study Leave opportunities.
  • 24/7 nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions.
  • Uniforms, ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment.

Experience & Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with skills, knowledge, and experience in the delivery of quality care and education to children based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

A full Position Description are available outlining the knowledge, skills and experience.

To be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

For further information please email:  nishi.chatley@wcs.org.au

If you are passionate about providing high-quality Early Learning and have the skills and experience to lead and manage a team, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements of the role you are applying for via Seek.

Closing Date: COB 1 May 2024.

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at www.wcs.org.au

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.