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Early Childhood Educators - Multiple Roles (FT, PT & Casual)

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 roles

We are seeking a Degree-qualified Early Childhood Teacher to work across all of our services. For further information about this role you can visit our website at

At our Perth facilities we are seeking:

  • A full-time Diploma Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards) to work in our 0-18 months room.
  • A full-time Cert III Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards) to work in our 0-18 months room.
  • A part-time Diploma Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards) to work 21-24 hours per week on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in our 18mth - 3yrs room.
  • A part-time Diploma Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards) to work 25 hours per week across all age groups for programming and lunch cover

At our family-grouped Cressy service, we are seeking:

  • A full-time Cert III Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards)
  • A part-time Diploma Qualified Educator (Or Working Towards) to work minimum 20 hours per week

We welcome applications from Cert III or higher educators looking to join our team as Casual Early Childhood Educators, including from qualified educators who may only be available for School Holiday periods.

Reporting to the Childcare Director, the successful applicants will provide support and care for children in the centre’s, 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 the relevant qualification for the role that you are applying for
  • First aid certificate or willingness to undertake the training
  • Hold or be able to obtain a Working with Children's Check
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment medical including a musculoskeletal and fitness assessment, and a urine drug & alcohol screen

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 provide all permanent educators with programming time and support to continue your professional development. 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. Other benefits include 13.0% superannuation, health and well-being initiatives, salary sacrifice for child care fees, discounted gym and pool membership and learning and development opportunities.

Apply Now

To apply for this role visit and apply directly via that website. Applications received via alternate methods will not be considered.

Your application should include a current resume and a cover letter outlining the role(s) you wish to apply for and your skills and experience gained during your career in within the sector.

All roles 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. This role will close once a suitable candidate has been selected. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications promptly.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Northern Midlands Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Authorised by General Manager, Des Jennings