Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Kindergarten & Occasional Care

Ongoing Applications

Register your Interest for our Casual Pool
Casual – Hourly rate dependent on level of experience & role
Kindergarten - Early Childhood Teachers and Educator positions - Early Education Employment Agreement (EEEA)
Occasional Care - Early Years Educator - Surf Coast Shire Council Enterprise Agreement 2019 – 2022

 

Who we are

Surf Coast Shire Council delivers services from Lorne to Winchelsea to Torquay and the communities and townships in between. According to new research, as a shire we experience just about the highest quality of life in Australia – we are the safest and best educated community in Victoria. When you work with us, you are helping our community and its environment thrive.

Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, respectful and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional services so that our community and children can thrive.

 

Your new career

We are looking to grow our pool of casual teachers and educators across the Surf Coast Shire with roles in both our kindergarten and occasional care programs. We invite you to register your interest and join our team.

These roles ensure the provision of a high quality education and care program that meets the approved learning frameworks and National Quality Standards.

The successful applicants will support an inclusive and safe environment for children where innovation, creativity, active play and resilience are encouraged. We are seeking passionate educators with an interest in providing high quality service to the families of the Surf Coast Shire

 

What you will bring to the role 

We are looking for Teachers and Educators who:

  • Have a strong understanding of child development and are able to create environments for children that provides them with the opportunity to play, explore, experiment, problem solve, think critically and use their imaginations.
  • Values the development of trusting, respectful and responsive relationships with the children, their families and colleagues.
  • Passionate about the education and care of young children to help our young people grow

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

 

Mandatory Requirements (Skills & Experience)

KINDERGARTEN

Early Childhood Teachers:

  • Degree or equivalent in Children’s Services (must hold a recognised two year childcare qualification under the current Education and Care Services laws and regulations and Department of Education and Training Funding Service Agreement).
  • A current level ll first aid qualification, including CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma.
  • A current Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration
  • Minimum of 2 days availability per week


Early Childhood Educators:

  • Minimum of a Certificate lll in Children’s Services from an approved training organisation as approved by ACECQA.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and families.
  • Experience in assisting in the development and implementation of an educational program.
  • A current level ll first aid qualification, including CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma (or ability to undertake before start date).
  • Minimum of 2 days availability per week


OCCASIONAL CARE

Early Childhood Educators:

  • Certificate lll or Diploma in Children’s Services from an approved training organisation as approved by ACECQA.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and families.
  • Experience in assisting in the development and implementation of an educational program.
  • A current level ll first aid qualification, including CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma (or ability to undertake before start date).
  • Minimum of 2 days availability per week

 

Working for us

Our employees play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, respectful and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional services to our thriving community and it’s why our Council is committed to providing a workplace culture of equity, inclusion and diversity that eliminates all forms of discrimination, harassment and bullying. We value the uniqueness of individuals and provide an environment in which all employees are able to contribute to our success. 

 

What you’ll love 

  • Career development & learning opportunities, we help our people grow
  • Employee Assistance Program

The successful applicant will also need to meet the below criteria:

  • Have a right to work in Australia
  • A current WWCC.

 

For queries about Kindergarten roles, please contact Georgina Shepherd, on 5261 0600. For queries regarding Occasional Care roles, please contact Gabrielle Staindl on 5261 0549.

Please outline which role you are registering for at the top of your application. You can register your interest by applying online below. 

Register Expression of Interest

Surf Coast Shire Council is an equal opportunity and child safe employer and completes police checks for all employees.