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Early Childhood Teacher

Woden Community Service 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.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated, passionate, and dedicated individual to join our team. The successful person will have a strong focus on quality education and care for children, the drive to develop relationships with families and be passionate about creating learning environments for our children, families and team. This includes transition to school.

A four year degree in Early Childhood Education, or teacher trainee studying early childhood education who has completed more than 50% of the course, experience in OSHC or Early Learning including demonstrated use of the Early Years Learning Framework, and current first aid certificate is essential for this position

Why WCS?

  • Permanent full or part time role between 30.5 and 37.5 hours per week, with the ability to work school terms only if desired
  • $35.31 to $36.18 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Salary packaging, meal and entertainment cards
  • Broken shift allowance (where applicable)
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Study Leave for permanent employees
  • 24/7 nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions
  • Uniforms, ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

Skills & Experience

  • A four year degree in Early Childhood Education, or teacher trainee studying early childhood education who has completed more than 50% of the course
  • One year experience in working in an early childhood centre or working as an OSHC Team Leader/Assistant Coordinator
  • Knowledge and experience in the EYLF and National Quality Standards including planning, documentation and the Assessment and Rating process
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, mentoring and supporting a team in the designing of inviting learning environments and learning experiences
  • Able to foster and support children's engagement, thinking, learning and well being
  • Ability to build and nurture meaningful relationships with children, families and the community

Click HERE for a full position description.

For further information please email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To Apply - If you are interested in joining our Team, please include a current resume, and cover letter expressing interest HERE.

Applications close 7 January 2022.

Under ACT Public Health Directions, workers in Early Childhood Education/Aged Care are now required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. During the recruitment process you will be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved exemption.

Also 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 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

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.

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and Elders past, present and future."