Vacancy Details

Preschool Educator 

An opportunity to work in our highly regarded early years facilities. 

·         Part-time (0.8), limited tenure maternity leave position

·         Supportive team and fun work environment

·         Ongoing professional development to support further study requirements. 

Your next opportunity 

This role supports the service operations through school readiness funded programs and 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.  

Essential attributes to the role 

To be successful in the role you will have completed a minimum Certificate III or Diploma of Children's Services. 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 both children in our centres and for our organisation. 

You will also be able to demonstrate the below key selection criteria. 

1.    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues and other community members.

2.    Ability to use own initiative working as an effective member of a team or undertaking tasks independently.

3.    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.

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 will not be considered. 

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a current (within the past three months) National Police Check, Victorian Working with Children Check, and undertake a pre-employment functional assessment prior to commencement. 

Any enquiries regarding this position can be directed to Team Leader Early Years, Shelli Hardwick on 0466 752 896. 

To apply visit www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers; applications close on Sunday, June 20, 2021.