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Early Childhood Educator (Diploma Qualified)

About us

The Northern Midlands is one of the largest and most diverse municipalities in Tasmania. We serve the community with honesty, integrity and pride to deliver the highest quality services to our community. For more information about our Vision, Values and Mission visit

As part of our community services for families and children in the area, the council operates 3 Child Care Services in the Northern midlands, servicing Cressy, Perth and Avoca. More information about the Midlands Rural & Remote Childcare services, including information about our philosophy, can be found on our website.

About the role

Reporting to the Childcare Director, the successful applicants will provide support and care for children under the centre’s responsibility, in accordance with children’s individual development plans, centre policy and relevant legislation. The role will see you working with a passionate and dedicated team committed to delivering high quality programs and creating a positive environment to support children to thrive and grow.

About you

You will be passionate about your work and take pride in delivering high quality learning outcomes. You will be a great communicator with both adults and children, and you will be proactive in your approach to care and support. You will also have a sound understanding of the health and safety risks involved with working with children and be able to demonstrate sensitivity, patience, and kindness.

You must:

  • Hold a Diploma or Degree level qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Educator experience, working with children aged 0-5
  • First aid certificate or willingness to undertake the training
  • Ability to obtain a Working with Children's Check.

Our Culture and Benefits

We offer a positive and high-performing team to support and assist you in the role. We have a genuine commitment to ongoing learning and development, providing opportunities to diversify and grow, and we have a genuine concern for your health, safety and wellbeing. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive workplace.

Terms and conditions of employment, including salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant and in accordance with the Northern Midlands Council Enterprise Agreement 2022-2025. Other benefits include 13.0% superannuation, health and well-being initiatives, discounted gym and pool membership and learning and development opportunities.

Apply now

For more details about the role visit and apply directly via that website.

To ensure a fair and equitable process, all applications for employment must be received via the website. Applications received via alternate methods will not be considered. As part of your application, all candidates are asked a set of questions specific to the role and that will assist us with the assessment process.

All roles on the Seek website will be advertised for a minimum period of 2 weeks. Review of applications will begin after 2 weeks and reviews will continue as applications are received until the position is filled. Council may proceed with interviews at any stage during the process. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications promptly.

The Northern Midlands Council is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all applicants to apply, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, age, religion or disability.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Authorised by:

Des Jennings

General Manager