Vacancy Details

Preschool Educator 

  • Part-Time 32 hours, Monday – Thursday 
  • Supportive team and fun work environment 
  • Ongoing professional development 
  • Support provided in gaining higher qualifications   

Are you excited by the possibilities that 2022 may bring? An exciting opportunity exists for a Preschool Educator to join our highly regarded early years services. 

 

The Role 

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

Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of operations in accordance with the National Quality Framework and the National Care and Education Regulations.   

 

About you

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation. 

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria. 

  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. 

Working with Wodonga Council 

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community. 

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements 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. 

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background. 

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of: 

  • flexible work arrangements; 
  • a healthy and safe environment; 
  • access to our fitness passport; and 
  • learning and development opportunities. 

Applications and Enquiries 
Click the Position Description to view more information about this position.  

Application method

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter.  

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria may not be considered. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, provide a copy of a National Police Check, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate,  Victorian Working with Children Check and Early childhood qualification prior to commencement. 

   

Applications close Sunday 5:00pm, December 5, 2021. 

Enquiries: Early Years Educational Coordinator – Kimberly Prigg | 02 6022 9308 | kprigg@wodonga.vic.gov.au