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We Are Recruiting - Early Childhood Educator

Posted on September 30, 2020

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Early Childhood Educator

The Northern Midlands Council is seeking to recruit a Diploma qualified and experienced Early Childhood Educator to work at the Midlands Rural and Remote Childcare Service located at Cressy.

The successful applicant will provide care and support for children in accordance with individual children’s development plans, centre policy, and relevant legislation. This position will also provide educational leadership to Educators with lesser qualifications and experience in relation to planning for individuals and groups, challenging behaviours, and disabilities.

This position will commence as full-time employment for a period of four months, then reduce to a part time engagement, with up to thirty hours per week from February 2021.

For your application to be considered, you must have completed a Diploma in Children’s Services or similar, in addition to having proven experience in a childcare setting. You must also have a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration and up to date First Aid certification.

You will also have excellent communication skills, including active listening skills; a sound understanding of the health and safety risks involved with working with children and be able to demonstrate sensitivity, patience, and kindness.

If you are suitably experienced, a position description is available on our Careers page.

Terms and conditions of employment, including salary will be in accordance with the Northern Midlands Council Enterprise Agreement.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria (marked in bold) and their current resume and be addressed to Samantha Dhillon, People & Culture Business Partner, Northern Midlands Council, PO Box 156, Longford, TAS, 7301 or emailed to

Applications close on 11 October 2020 and all enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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