Early Childhood Teacher x 2

$1,188 - $1,366 weekly
  • Cumberland City Council
  • 16 Memorial Ave, Merrylands NSW 2160, Australia
  • Jan 11, 2021
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Job Description

Job No: CC1210
Location: Cumberland Local Government Area, Sydney

  • 2 x term contract, full-time positions available for 12 months
  • Be part of an innovative Education and Care team
  • Make a difference in the lives of children and young people.

About the Organisation

Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfill its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcome, belong and succeed.

About the Opportunity

The Early Childhood Teacher is responsible for the education and nurturing of children in Council's education and care centres. The successful applicant will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the daily program, in line with NQF, including children's journals and developmental records.

The successful applicant will require:

  • ACECQA approved Early Childhood Teacher qualification
  • Valid Working with Children Check Clearance Number
  • Proven skills and experience in early childhood education and care, staff management, written and oral communication, computer systems, and time management and organisation
  • A solid understanding of relevant Child Protection, Work Health and Safety (WHS), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), National Quality Framework (NQF), National Quality Standards (NQS), Education and Care Services National regulations and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) legislations.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

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Salary: Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $1,187.69 to $1,365.84 per week, plus superannuation.

The commencement salary will depend upon the successful applicant's qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment: These are term contract, full-time positions working a 70 hour fortnight, rostered between 6:00am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.

One position will be located at Guildford West Children's Centre, working Monday to Friday with access to Council's 9 day fortnight Rostered Day Off (RDO) arrangement.

One position will be located at Pemulway Children's Centre, working a 4 day week.

The successful applicants may be required to work across any one of Council's 17 education and care centres across the Cumberland LGA. Attendance at training, education events and staff meetings outside of normal work hours will also be required.

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.

Position File Number: SP-LC-105

Enquiries: Telephone Jennifer Kingston on 8757 9775 for further information.

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Monday 25 January 2021

Job Closing Date

Jan 25, 2021