Vacancy Details

Kindergarten Educator 

  • Multiple permanent positions. 
  • Full/Part-time and casual positions available.  
  • Between $26.87 and $39.12 per hour plus superannuation depending on qualifications and employment model. 

Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options including working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

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Wodonga Council is dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values-driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams which benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

This role supports the service operations through the provision of safe, educational and caring environments where kindergarten children are encouraged to reach their individual potential in all areas of child development. 

Working as part of a team, our Kindergarten Educators support the smooth running of operations in accordance with the National Quality Framework and the National Care and Education Regulations.   

If you are ready to bring your passion for children’s care and education to the team, we would love to hear from you! 


Key Selection Criteria:   

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us their: 

  1. Successful completion of a Diploma of Children's Services.  
  2. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues and other community members.  
  3. Ability to use own initiative working as an effective member of a team or undertaking tasks independently.  
  4. Demonstrated understanding and practical application of the National Quality Framework. 

If you are a great team player, quick to develop good relationships, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes, you will fit right-in. 


How to Apply  

Visit our website 

Use the “apply” button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to upload three documents.  

A document addressing the key selection criteria as outlined above (support on how to address this criteria can be found here

  • A brief cover letter 
  • A current resume 

Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following. 

  • A copy of a recent National Police Check (less than 3 months) 
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Any other mandatory requirements outlined in the position description (eg. first aid, CPR, WWCC, forklift). 
  • The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by the council) might  also be required. 
  • If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 


Enquiries: Team Leader Kindergarten – Ebony Ablett- Johnstone | (02) 6022 9289 |  


Applications close Tuesday 11:59pm, April 2, 2024 


Position description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including: 

  • Employee health and wellbeing programs; 
  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • Learning and development; and, 
  • Career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and, people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you to submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at